Naked Basket Star (Astroba nuda)
Depth: -1 to -20 m.
Distribution : Red Sea to New Caledonia
Environment : exposed reef formations, in strong currents
Climate : warm waters
As representative species of the Brittle Stars class, the Naked Basket Star is part of the Echinodermata phylum, which also encompasses other sea urchins. The strongly ramified branches are very flexible by their small branch vertebrae. During the day Astroba nuda hides itself in columns and chinks within the reef, while they spread around their arms at night to catch food at exposed places.
Model 1 specs: 100 centimeters
Model 2 specs: 100 centimeters
Model 3 specs: 110 centimeters