Euretaster insignis (Sladen,1882)

Family Pterasteridae – Euretaster insignis (Sladen,1882)
described as: Retaster insignis Jour.Linn.Soc.(Zool.),vol.16,p.200.
Genus altered by:

This brilliant red species grows to around 65mm arm radius and inhabits the deep waters of the off-reef floor, between the reefs of the Great Barrier Reef. It occurs as far south as Moreton Bay in southern Queensland.