Arms 5 or 6, sometimes of differing lengths, short and wide, not tapering. Edge of arm with paddle-like spines. Disc and upper arms brown, with edges white. Centre to arm tip up to 5 mm.
This is the smallest known seastar in the world. It has fissiparous reproduction where the animal divides in two to create new individuals.
Limited information known, on bryozoans and in sediment, to depth of 12 m.
Central and eastern Victoria.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed