TITLE

Brittle Star

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Brittle Star, a marine animal related to the starfish, sea cucumber, sea urchin, and sand dollar. These animals are echinoderms�they are spiny-skinned and usually have a five-part body plan with radial symmetry. There are more than 1,800 species of brittle stars worldwide. They live in crevices in coral reefs or in the hollow insides of tube sponges and vase sponges.
ACCESSION #
37309880

 

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