Florent's Guide To The

Tropical Reefs

Burrowing Brittle Stars
Burrowing Brittle Stars
Order: Ophiurida
Family: Amphiuridae
Category: Brittle Stars
Size: Up to 4 in. (10 cm)  
Depth: 10-250 ft. (3-75 m)
Distribution: Indo-Pacific, Bahamas, Caribbean, Florida
Note: belongs to family Amphiuridae. There are several genera and over 200 species, indentification is impossible visually.


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