Our science team believes this to be a foraminifera, but for awhile, we were unable to identify this strange-looking 'sunburst' organism.

Our science team believes this to be a foraminifera, but for awhile, we were unable to identify this strange-looking 'sunburst' organism. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Océano Profundo 2015: Exploring Puerto Rico’s Seamounts, Trenches, and Troughs.

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