Florent's Guide To The Florida, Bahamas &

Caribbean Reefs

Sponge Brittle Star
Sponge Brittle Star
Scientific Name: Ophiothrix suensoni
Synonyms: Ophiothrix suensonii
Order: Ophiurida
Family: Ophiotrichidae
Category: Brittle Stars
Size: 2 to 3 in. (5 to 8 cm)  
Depth: 21-200 ft. (6-60 m)
Distribution: Caribbean, Bahamas, Florida, Bermuda

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