Arms 5, readily lost if disturbed. Body pattern mottled reds and cream. Centre to arm tip up to 7 cm.
This rarely seen species readily loses arms if disturbed by predators. The arms then regenerate which is why this sea star is often seen with different sized arms.
On rocky substrates, to depth of 30 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed