Leptasterias aequalis

Leptasterias aequalis

Leptasterias aequalis, common names little six-rayed seastar or six-armed star, is a species of seastar or starfish.

This is a small species, with a total width of only about 5 cm or 2 inches. The coloration is extremely variable.

This seastar is found in the eastern Pacific Ocean, from Washington to Southern California. It lives on rocky shores, in the mid intertidal zone.


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