Amphiodia occidentalis

Amphiodia occidentalis

 A. occidentalis   close up

 A. occidentalis
close up

 Amphiodia periacta

 Amphiodia periacta

 A. periacta  close up

 A. periacta
close up

Amphiodia  spp.

Amphiodia spp.

 Amphiodia urtica

 Amphiodia urtica

Amphiophiura ponderosa

Amphiophiura ponderosa

Amphiopholis pugetana

Amphiopholis pugetana

Amphiopholis squamata

Amphiopholis squamata

Gorgonocephalus eucnemis

Gorgonocephalus eucnemis

Ophiacantha  sp .

Ophiacantha sp.

Ophiopholis aculeata japonica

Ophiopholis aculeata japonica

Ophiothrix spiculata    

Ophiothrix spiculata

 

Ophiura  spp.

Ophiura spp.

Amphioplus macraspis

Amphioplus macraspis

Ophiacantha bathybia

Ophiacantha bathybia

Ophioleuce oxycraspedon

Ophioleuce oxycraspedon

Ophiopholis bakeri

Ophiopholis bakeri

Ophiura luetkeni

Ophiura luetkeni

Ophiura sarsi

Ophiura sarsi

Amphioplus strongyloplax

Amphioplus strongyloplax

Ophiacantha catalemmodusi

Ophiacantha catalemmodusi

Ophiopholis aculeata

Ophiopholis aculeata

Ophioplocus esmarki    

Ophioplocus esmarki

 

Ophiura luetkeni  j aws closed

Ophiura luetkeni  jaws closed

4-arm anomaly

4-arm anomaly

  Asteronyx loveni

  Asteronyx loveni

Ophiacantha rhacophora    

Ophiacantha rhacophora

 

Ophiopholis  aculeata 2

Ophiopholis  aculeata 2

Ophiopteris papillosa    

Ophiopteris papillosa

 

Ophiura luetkeni   jaws open

Ophiura luetkeni  jaws open

Disc regeneration

Disc regeneration

For more information on identification and natural history of  these brittle stars see: LAMBERT, P. & AUSTIN, W.C. (2007) Brittle Stars, Sea Urchins andFeather Stars of British Columbia , Southeast Alaska and Puget Sound .   Royal B.C. Museum .  Handbook Series. 150p