Cushion Star (Patiriella regularis)

A green coloured cushion star (patiriella regularis) which has five short fat arms which end in a point.It appears to have been artificially coloured green at some stage - dye has bled around underside edges. Sand trapped in underside. Spotty surface - dye appears to have 'taken better' in some places. There is a single pinhole at the top of each arm.
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The cushion star is endemic to New Zealand and is widespread.
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