Stalked Crinoid

An ROV claw holds an orange sea animal with feathery, flowing arms deep on the Pacific Ocean floor with sand in the background

Detailed Description

D2 manipulator jaws are gently grasping the crown of a stalked crinoid (Phrynocrinidae) for a collection. This crinoid species has only been observed in the Celebes Sea, off Indonesia. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Discovering the Deep: https://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1703/dailyupdates/media/mar12-2.html

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Location Taken: US