Biscuit Star

Scientific name
Tosia australis
Common name
Biscuit Star
Life on the Edge
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Group
Seastars
Where to find
Rocky subtidal reef
Description
Biscuit Stars have pentagon shaped bodies but lack long arms. Colour patterns vary and they have six to eight rectangular plates along each edge. Diameter to 10 cm

Feeding mainly on sponges, bryozoans and other attached invertebrates, these attractive seastars are occasionally seen in deeper pools.