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Sea Star Feeding

Goniasterid sea stars were seen grazing on at least two bamboo coral colonies during Dive 17 of the Oceano Profundo 2018: Exploring Deep-sea Habitats off Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands expedition.

 

Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Exploring Deep-sea Habitats off Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

 

Learn more about the expedition here: oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1811/welcom...

 

[Source: oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1811/logs/p...]

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Taken on November 17, 2018