Angel Fitor - Fast as a star


A Mediterranean red sea star walks over the leaves of Neptune’s seagrass in search of prey.
Don’t get her wrong, she is a slow but ralentless predator that feeds on immobile invertebrates attached to the plant. She’s able to run at the dizzying speed of five centimetres per minute, which still is light speed under the perpective of her quiescent victims

Location: Mediterranean sea, Spain

Tags: Angel Fitor, invertebrate, starfish, underwater

We’d love you to comment on our photographs. If you can, please do so in English. And as we are here under our own names, we’d appreciate if you would do the same when commenting.

* optional
Your email address will not be published.


No Comments Yet.