Arms 5, arm rays merge with disc creating a webbed appearance, pentagonal. Surface covered with tufts of fine spinelets. Body and arms typically uniform red or pink or orange, sometimes with red blotches. Centre to arm tip up to 7 cm.
This large sea star is rarely seen and little is known of its biology.
Under and amongst rocks and algae, to depth of 40 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed