Vermillion Seastar

Pentagonaster duebeni Gray, 1847

5 arms, deeply incurved so that ends of rays become finger-like arms. Disc and arms uniform red or orange or yellow, frequently with white edges to the dorsal plates.

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What habitats does Pentagonaster duebeni live in?

On rocky substrates, to depth of 160m

What is the distribution of Pentagonaster duebeni?

Southern Australian coasts including around Tasmania

How big does Pentagonaster duebeni grow?

Centre to arm tip up to 8cm

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