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A redeye gaper fish and brittle star
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A redeye gaper fish and brittle star

September 14, 2005
This odd pair came together in a most unusual way. As the ROV was positioning to take a still photo of the redeye gaper fish, the brittle star, in the same beautiful shade of pink, swam furiously into view and positioned itself for a photo opportunity. Image courtesy of University of Alabama and NOAA OE.

Gulf of Mexico Deep Sea Habitats: September 21 - October 2, 2003