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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl5444

A spectacular scarlet-colored sea lily crinoid. It has a pinkish stalk directly to the right of the arm at the 5:30 position of the animal. Unless arms have been broken off, this animal is not pentaradial as it has 8 sets of dual arms emanating from a single point for sixteen arms total.

Image ID: expl5444, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2010 July 25
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, INDEX-SATAL 2010

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