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Golden crinoid
Davidaster rubiginosa
(Pourtalès, 1869)

Description:
This feather star has up to twenty arms. The color of the arms ranges from golden or orange via greenish to black with golden tips on the side branches.
Size: the arms can reach up to 25 cm.

Habitat:
It lives on the reefs. The animal hides in recesses or sponges, only exposing the arms.
Depth: ranges from 10 m down to 40 m.

Distribution:
Common all over the Caribbean.

Golden crinoid (Davidaster rubiginosa)