Southern Six-armed Star

Meridiastra medius (O'Loughlin, Waters & Roy, 2003)

This species typically has 6 arms that are marged with the disc forming a hexagonal shape. The colour varies greatly however is normally mottled with pink, white, red, mauve, yellow, orange, green and brown.

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What habitats does Meridiastra medius live in?

Under-surface of rocks, to depth of 34m

What is the distribution of Meridiastra medius?

Southern Australia including Tasmania

How big does Meridiastra medius grow?

Can grow to around 4cm in size from the centre of the disc to the arm tips

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