General Description

Body shaped like a pentagon, no long arms radiating outward. Colour patterns vary. More than 8 rectangular plates along each edge. Up to 9 cm wide.


Biscuit Stars feed on encrusting invertebrates and algae. This species is not commonly seen and little is known about its biology.


South-eastern Australia.


Sub-tidal rocks and sediment, to depth of 200 m.

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