The Brittle or Serpent Stars are grouped as the Class Ophiuroidea, characterized by having highly mobile arms that can be used to assist in (relatively) rapid motion. These starfish-like echinoderms are decidedly quicker and more delicate than asteroids.
A bristle worm is a nocturnal, segmented worm from the family polychaete, which means 'many hairs' in Latin. One glance at these critters and you'll know where the scientists who discovered them came up with their name. Most of the bristle worms you will find in a saltwater reef aquarium are scavengers.
These lizardfish are common, but are often missed because they remain absolutely still and blend into their surroundings by changing their skin color to match it.
Porites porites, commonly known as hump coral or finger coral, is a species of stony coral in the genus Porites. It is found in the Caribbean Sea and western Atlantic Ocean
The shapes of their bodies are adapted for maximal efficiency of water flow through the central cavity, where it deposits nutrients, and leaves through a hole called the osculum.
The flamingo tongue is a small marine snail that lives on coral reefs in the western Atlantic Ocean
Feather duster worms are marine creatures that are quite beautiful with long flowing feather like appendages of orange, red, green, gray and other colors.
Lace-coral. Stylaster roseus (Pallas, 1766) Description: Colonies fan-like, with branches in one plane; up to 10 cm in height.
Purple Tipped Sebae Anemone (Heteractis CrispaOther), or Sebae Anemone often have symbiotic relationships with a variety of clownfish.
Christmas tree worms (Spirobranchus giganteus), a marine worm that lives on tropical coral reefs around the world.
The Caribbean reef octopus is a coral reef marine animal. It has eight long arms that vary in length and diameter. The mantle is large and chunky in comparison.