Grained Seastar

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The Grained Seastar (Ophidiaster granifer) is a tropical seastar species that is a member of the echinoderm family Ophidiasteridae. This seastar can be found occurring throughout the Indo-Pacific region and its distribution is known to extend from the south China Sea to Japan and down to Papua New Guinea and Australia. It is not a commonly seen species and is generally found living under dead coral.

The Grained Seastar (Ophidiaster granifer) grows to a maximum width of approximately 10cm.

Family: Ophidiasteridae

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