Starfish - Henricia Oculata

Starfish - Henricia Oculata

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Suitable DisplayRockpool Tank
Shoreline Tank
Dome Tank
Ocean Tank
Ray Tank


A wide variety of colours are common including red, brown, purple and yellow. Commonly has five tapering stiff arms which are a Sandpaper like texture. Sometimes the inner portion is darker than the outer regions.


Can be found on rocky open exposed coasts, also gravel and shingle sediments. Full salinity seawater required.
Found between 0 and 100 m depth.

Species fact

Lifespan 2-5 years.