The rarely encountered sea star Pythonaster sp. (Myxasteridae). A first record for Hawaii and possibly a new species, observed feeding on a glass sponge.

The rarely encountered sea star Pythonaster sp. (Myxasteridae). A first record for Hawaii and possibly a new species, observed feeding on a glass sponge. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana.

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