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Sea Cucumbers, Urchins and Stars: Echinodermata

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You cannot say that all Echinodermata are the most lovely of creatures, but they are definitely of interest on scuba dives or when you’re out snorkelling. Starfish or Sea Stars; Asteroidea Definitely not a fish, but "star echinoderm" somehow doesn't sound as good... (3 Galleries) Featherstars; Crinoidea Nocturnal animals, they filter feed using their feather-like arms. They can walk using using modified legs called cirri, and usually hide, coiled up, during the day. 22 Photos Sea Urchins, Mice and Sand Dollars; Echinoidea They all have some kind of bony exoskeleton and are...

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