Pentagonaster duebeni Grey 1847
vermillion seastar, red biscuit star
Pentagonaster duebeni, red biscuit star, vermillion seastar

family Goniasteridae

The red biscuit star, Pentagonaster duebeni, has distinct brilliant red-orange plates on a white background. It feeds on encrusting organisms such as sponges and bryozoans.

Distribution =   across southern Australia, from Qld to WA.
Max size =   to 15 cms