A diverse and varied group of creatures only found in water, from feather stars to sea cucumbers...

Class Crinoidea: Feather Stars

Featherstar (Mangalonga, Solomon Islands).

Class Echinoidea: Sea Urchins

Sea Urchin (Niue).

Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? One of the first expeditions I am booked to work on is the NZ sub-Antarctics with Silversea Expeditions and Australia with Coral Expeditions. And here is a shortened version of one of my lectures in a warmer part of the world.