25 Of The Rarest Deep Sea Creatures

#13 – Basket star

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Sometimes referred to as a Shetland Argus, the basket star is made up of a group of brittle stars. They generally live in deep sea habitats and in the wild, they may live up to 35-years old. They weigh up to 11 pounds or 5 kilograms.

Written by Omer Eren

Originally from Turkey, Omer has dreams of travel, but his work and social life keeps him grounded. When he’s not browsing through National Geographic and the Discovery Channel online, he’s trying new recipes he’s coming across on the Food Network. Once he finds the time, he plans to make his first trip to Rome because Italian cuisine is his favorite.