Linckia guildingi Grey 1840
yellow seastar, green seastar
Linckia guildingi, yellow seastar  green seastar

family Ophidiasteridae

The large, five-armed seastar, Linckia guildingi, has colour range from yellow through brown. It is quite common at Julian Rocks, where it is usually a dull olive green.

Distribution =   Indo Pacific, northern Australia
Max size =   arms to 40cms long