The brittle stars, characterized by a central disc and long slender arms.
ADW: Subclass Ophiuroidea
Photographs and information on the basket stars, brittlestars and snake stars from the Animal Diversity Web.
Amphiura chiajei
Information on this brittlestar and its distribution round the coasts of Britain, provided by the Marine Life Information Network.
Amphiura filiformis
Photograph and detailed information from the Marine Life Information Network.
Brittle Star
Information from Wikipedia on these echinoderms which are closely related to starfish, including their range, anatomy and locomotion.
Common Brittlestar: Ophiothrix fragilis
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Ophiothrix fragilis
Photographs and detailed information from the Marine Life Information Network.
The Ophiuroidea
A brief introduction to modern and ancient brittle stars by UCMP Berkeley.
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