Brown-striped brittle stars, Astroporpa annulata, collected on Sebastians Reef. Image courtesy of Islands in the Stream 2001, NOAA/OER.

NOAA Ocean Explorer: Islands in the Streams Brown-striped brittle stars

Enchinodermata, Ophiuriodea (Slangsterren/Brittle star)

Brittle Star and diver. Such a beautiful and mysterious creature!

Dancing Queen - Brittle Star / North Sulawesi, Bali, Indonesia

Species: Brittle Star Ophiothrix family of Sea stars No PS touch, taken in Alung Banoa - Bunaken during Night Dive .

Brittle Starfish Photograph - Brittle Star Fish by Carol McGunagle

Delicate starfish found on reefs and shallow bays.

A brittle star, barely as big as a nickel, crawls across the arm of an 18-inch-wide blue sea star.    photo by Birgitte Wilms (via Photo Tractatus)

A brittle star wanders across a blue sea star off the coast of the Solomon Islands (© Birgitte Wilms/Minden Pictures)

Artwork for the Home - Nancy Ramirez

"Brittle Stars" Nancy Ramirez If this was fabric, Brooke would love it, I think.

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File:Brittle star in motion.theora.ogv

FOSSIL BRITTLE STAR PLATE Ophiuroides sp. Ordovician Kataoua Formation, Tremadoc Series, Draa Valley, near Mecissi, Morocco

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Brittle Stars Inspire New Generation Robots Able to Adapt to Physical Damage

Researchers at Tohoku University and Hokkaido University have, for the first time, succeeded in developing a robot capable of immediately adapting to unexpected physical damage.

Brittle Stars Baby Blue art print by COZAMIA - I've always loved this print! #art, #decor, #cozamia

WSH loves the gold coral lamp on books, the graphic wall art and the hat stand. Via Splendid Sass.

Ruby brittle star on brain coral (Ophioderma rubicundum), Grand Cayman, British West Indies

Ruby brittle star - Phylum Echinodermata will only be found in salt water some species such as sea cucumbers will explode if placed in fresh water.