A small species with 10 arms. The mouth is centrally located on the disc and the anal cone displaced to one side. This species differs from Antedon in having long cirri (almost as long as the arms) that are circular in cross section. Arm up to 3 cm long.
This species is usually found on algae or seagrass in shallow water. Juveniles hatch directly from the pinnules and attach themselves to the adult with their juvenile stalk.
Rocky reefs, seagrass beds in moderate to strong currents, in depths of 1-67 m.
Plankton or Particles
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed