This sea star, Laetmaster spectabilis, has not been recorded since it was initially described 130 years ago.

This sea star, Laetmaster spectabilis, has not been recorded since it was initially described 130 years ago. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Océano Profundo 2015: Exploring Puerto Rico’s Seamounts, Trenches, and Troughs.

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