Arms 7, tapering to narrow end, sometimes of different lengths. Body pattern mottled with blue and brown, tube feet bright orange. Centre to arm tip up to 22 cm.
This is a New Zealand species introduced onto the eastern coast of southern Australia. Its arms are usually of different lengths because of regeneration due to lost or damaged arms.
Rocky substrates, to depth of 146 m.
New Zealand, Tasmania and eastern Victoria.
Introduced to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed