Protoreaster nodosus

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Also known as Red armed chocolate-chip star. Diet: Microbial and microalgal films, both living and decomposing seagrass blades, and filamentous green algae.
Max. Size: 30 cm
Fun Fact: Extra-oral feeder. When they capture prey, they have tiny suction cups to grab ahold of their food. Then their stomach exits their mouth to digest the food, and reenters the body when they’re done eating.

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