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Sea Life & Aquarium Substrates

Sea life from the Northern Atlantic Ocean. 50 degree F salt water species. Gulf of Maine Inc. supplies sea life, beach plants, and aquarium substrates from Maine, collected by hand.

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Cartilaginous fishes

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Dwarf Brittlestar (Axiognathus squamata)

Dwarf Brittlestar (Axiognathus squamata)

from 20.00

Common name:  dwarf brittle star

Scientific name:  Axiognathus squamata

Locations:  shallow waters of the coast, attached to rocks, in cracks and crevices

Seasonality:  available all year

Colors:  yellow, red, orange, patterned

Size:  2 cm

Collected:  by hand

Quantity:  sold by the each

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 Dwarf brittle stars are really tiny, and you've really got to look closely to find them.

Dwarf brittle stars are really tiny, and you've really got to look closely to find them.

Tidepool Tim says,  Axiognathus squamata is a small brittle star, often difficult to spot due to its grey/bluish white color. Its body is a circular disc with spindly arms.”