Brittle stars may perch on corals to feed on food particles in the water column.

Brittle stars may perch on corals to feed on food particles in the water column. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Océano Profundo 2015: Exploring Puerto Rico’s Seamounts, Trenches, and Troughs.

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