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Spiny Starfish - Marthaterias glacialis - In the cave

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Starfish with large subcylindrical, pointed arms. Body covered with large protuberances set in longitudinal series and strong spines. Color varies from greenish to reddish-brown. Found on rocky and detrital bottoms from 3-5 meters down to 180. Measures up to 70-80 centimeters.

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Dieter Achtelstetter
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