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Solvin Zankl / Echinopluteus larvae. Pluteus larvae occur during the life cycles (ontogenesis) of sea urchins and brittle stars that belong to the echinoderms. Raunefjorden near Bergen, Norway.
Andy Murch / Happy Eddy (Haploblepharus edwardsii) amongst Cape sea urchin (Parechinus angulosus) and starfish. False Bay, Western Cape, South Africa. June.
Tui De Roy / Galapagos sea lions (Zalophus wollebaeki) sub adult males playing with starfish, Mosquera Islet, Galapagos.
Shane Gross / Panamic Cushion Sea Star (Pentaceraster cumingi) and a school of Yellow-tailed Grunt (Anisotremus interruptus), Galapagos Island, Ecuador. December.
Georgette Douwma / Crinoid (Crinoidea) on Soft coral (Alcyonacea). Derawan Islands, East Kalimantan, Indonesia.
Alex Mustard / Commensal emperor shrimp (Periclimenes imperator) moves across the colourful red patterned surface of its host Candycane sea cucumber (Thelenota rubralineata). Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesi...
Juergen Freund / Timelapse of Giant sea cucumbers (Thelenota ananas) moving underwater, with a Giant clam (Tridacna gigas) in the background, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia, 2015.
Alex Mustard / California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) uses a Panamic cushion star (Pentaceraster cumingi) as a toy. The sealions pick up the starfish and then drop them and chase after them as they sink. Los I...
Georgette Douwma / Chocolate chip sea star o (Protoreaster nodosus) on sandy bottom. Mabul, Malaysia.
Franco Banfi / Sea star (Hacelia attenuata) on coral covered with mucilage, a symptom of rising sea temperature, Vis Island, Croatia, Adriatic Sea, Mediterranean.
Franco Banfi / Crinoids (Oxycomanthus bennetti) Menjangan Island, Bali Island, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean
Georgette Douwma / Blue starfish (Linckia laevigata) Malaysia.