Arctic echinoderms

Rich benthic community in the European Arctic. Feather stars, basket stars, this particular sea cucumber (all in the group of echinoderms) and anemones prefer hard bottom as a substrate. . Image courtesy of Arctic Exploration 2002, v. Juterzenka, Piepenburg, Schmid, NOAA/OER.

Related Links

Arctic Expedition 2002

Arctic Exploration: Deep-Sea Benthos

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery