Feather stars are related to starfish and sea urchins. They filter feed by catching particles from the water column with their extended tentacles.

Feather star on coral at one of the sites monitored by the Palau

Feather stars are related to starfish and sea urchins. They filter feed by catching particles from the water column with their extended tentacles.

Palau tropical underwater

Author(s)Jane Thomas
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2007-02-24
AlbumFauna > Echinoderms
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