Arms 5, thick, smooth, and with velvet-like surface. Disc and arms deep red. Centre to arm tip up to 8 cm.
This large sea star is rarely seen and little is known of its biology.
Amongst rocks and algae sub-tidally, to depth of 60 m.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed