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Magnificent feather duster

Sabellastarte magnifica


A species of marine bristleworm native to the Caribbean Sea. Of all feather dusters in the area, this is by far the largest with a double, circular crown of radioles up to 10 cm.


Lives on reefs, sand and gravel bottoms and from coral heads. Depth: ranges from 3 m down to 20 m.

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Belmopan, Cayo, Belize

Spotted on May 16, 2013
Submitted on May 30, 2014

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