Distribution in scandinavian waters
Maximum length: 26 cm (radius of the arms).
Appearance: The colour on the upper side can vary
greatly. They can be red, yellow, violet, brown or blue.
Depth: 0-200 m.
Environment: Hard and soft bottoms. Can be found in
large numbers on mussel and oyster banks.
Classification: The starfish are part of the starfish
group under the group echinodermata (spiny-skinned).