General Description

Arms typically 8, discrete finger-like, frequently of different lengths. Disc small. Variable colour with shades of grey, brown or red, and black, greenish-grey, cream or white markings. Centre to arm tip up to 5 cm.


This species has fissiparous reproduction where the animal divides in two to create new individuals.


Southern Australia.


Under-surface of rocks, including the lower intertidal zone, to depth of 238 m.

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