Carpet Sea Star

Patiriella calcar
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Patiriella calcar
Other names Cushion Sea Star, Eight-armed Sea Star
Size Up to 10 cm (3.93 in)
Weight Up to .05 kg (.11 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters in intertidal zones, common in tide pools amongst rocky areas & reef
Depth Range 0 - 3 m (9.84 ft)
Carpet Sea Star Distribution