Astropecten duplicatus
Family Astropectinidae

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Abundance: uncommon Distribution: inner/mid-shelf (20m)

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Dorsal vew: Arms are approximately 3.5 cm in length.

Ventral (left) and dorsal views: Note the brown coloration on the dorsal side, with dark patches.

Arms are fringed with paired sets of white spines, each with an
orange-brown band at its base. The marginal plates along the arm
have small, erect spines on the dorsal side.

Ventral view with tube feet extended. Tube feet in this species
are pointed, without suckers, and are arranged in two rows
within the ambulacral groove.

Arms are flexible; here shown with extended, pointed tube feet.

Two specimens from the Charleston Transect, each with ~2 cm arms.