Translation of brittlestar in Spanish:

brittlestar

ofiuro, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbrɪdlˌstɑr//ˈbrɪtlstɑː/

noun

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    ofiuro masculine
    ofiura feminine
    • Common food items are small crustaceans, worms, brittlestars, sea urchins, and snails.
    • Lightbulb sea squirts, common brittlestars, featherstars of various colours, and northern prawns survey diving passers-by from their rock crevices and ledges.
    • The main life on the hull plates consists of tunicates and brittlestars.
    • But the flowers are not flowers at all, they are crinoids, animals whose closest relatives include the starfish, brittlestars, sea urchins and sea cucumbers - the echinoderms.
    • Plankton is the bottom rung of the marine ecosystem's long ladder of life, and where there is plenty, marine organisms from brittlestars to whale sharks thrive.