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Biology/Natural History: Feather stars are primarily suspension feeders. They may walk around using the cirri or swim if dislodged using the arms. Feather stars are deepliving and rarely seen in the Pacific Northwest. Juveniles are stalked like the stalked crinoids (sea lilies).

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Source: Invertebrates of the Salish Sea

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