New Zealand Common Cushion Star

Patiriella regularis

Summary 4

Patiriella regularis, or New Zealand common cushion star, is a sea star of the family Asterinidae, endemic to New Zealand. It has an arm spread of up to 60 mm.

Colours 5

These come in a wide range of colours.
Red, orange, pink, yellow, olive green, etc. Sometimes mottled ( pages 29)

Usually bluish green, but sometimes black, orange or red ( page 2)

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Category Starfish