Caption: Giant basket star (Astrophyton muricatum) at night. The giant basket star is nocturnal, and spends the day curled into a tight ball. At night it climbs to an exposed spot and extends its branched arms to trap prey from the currents. Filmed in Dominica, in the West Indies. See clip K002 9959 for the basket star curled up in the day.

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Giant basket star at night

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