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Crinoid with all of its feeding arms tucked in. The tube feet are covered with a sticky mucus that traps any food that floats past. Once they have caught a particle of food, the tube feet can flick it into the ambulacral groove, where the cilia are able to propel the stream of mucus towards the mouth.
Spotted on Jan 30, 2012
Submitted on Feb 2, 2012
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Awesome job !
beautiful spotting, wonderful information on how it feeds.
That's a cool animal!