Austrofromia polypora Clark 1916
many pored seastar
Austrofromia polypora, many pored seastar

family Ophidiasteridae

The many pored seastar, Austrofromia porifera, has 5 bright orange arms. It eats mainly sedentary invertebrates such as sponges and ascidians.

Distribution =   southern Australia WA - NSW and Tasmania
Max size =   arms to 11cms long