Ophiuroid brittle star (Ophiochiton ternispinus)

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Bioluminescent deep-sea Ophiuroid brittle star
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Ophiuroid brittle star fact file

Ophiuroid brittle star description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumEchinodermata
ClassOphiuroidea
OrderOphiurida
FamilyOphiochitonidae
GenusOphiochiton (1)

Information on Ophiochiton ternispinus is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Ophiuroid brittle star status

Ophiochiton ternispinus has not yet been assessed by the IUCN.

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References

  1. World Register of Marine Species (December, 2016) 
    http://www.marinespecies.org/
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Bioluminescent deep-sea Ophiuroid brittle star  
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