echinoderm picture

Carneyella pilea - notice the five ambulacral "arms" (one arm is difficult to see). The mouth of this creature is at the center of the arms and the anal pyramid is located between the two arms near the bottom. This edrioasteroid is about the size of a dime.
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Crinoidea

Photography by Michael D. Vanden Berg

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