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Yellow Crinoid

This image of a yellow crinoid was taken by NOAA photographers in the Philippine Islands. Crinoids are primitive animals that are closely related to starfish. They are found in both shallow and deep water oceans all over the world in a wide variety of shapes and colors. Like starfish, crinoids have a mouth at their base. They use their feathery arms to capture tiny particles of food in the water.

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