Echinaster colemaniis commonly referred to as Coleman’s Seastar, Starfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The star fish has five long arms, plain red-brown surface colouration and numerous purple papulae. This is one of the rarer large seastars in temperate waters and is generally restricted to deep New South Wales reefs.
Colours range from red, through orange to brown
Named after the Australian naturalist, underwater nature photographer, writer, publisher and educator Neville Coleman.