A larger species usually with more than 10 arms. It differs from other Victorian crinoids in having long stiff pinnules that are triangular in cross section. The mouth is placed near the centre of the disc. Colour: orange or red, sometimes variegated with white or purple. Arm up to 12 cm long.
This larger species of crinoid is usually found in deep water attached to algae, sponges or gorgonians.
Rocky subtidal reefs, in depths of 16-113 m.
Southern Australia, including western and central Victoria.
Plankton or Particles
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed