Close up of a basket star, with commensal ophiuroids. We saw an extremely high density of these on this dive, and believe this may have been a new species.

Close up of a basket star, with commensal ophiuroids. We saw an extremely high density of these on this dive, and believe this may have been a new species. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas.

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