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Friant's Sea Star-Nardoa frianti Up to 20 cm. Tapering cylindrical arms with gold to red banding coveredwith rounded tubercles.Lighter colored central rosette formed by larger tubercles. Series of tubercles also lining arm margins.<br />
Seen in Reef 38, Lankayan Island, Borneo. Fall,Friant's Sea Star,Geotagged,Malaysia,Nardoa frianti,borneo,friant's sea star,sea star Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Friant's Sea Star-Nardoa frianti

Up to 20 cm. Tapering cylindrical arms with gold to red banding coveredwith rounded tubercles.Lighter colored central rosette formed by larger tubercles. Series of tubercles also lining arm margins.
Seen in Reef 38, Lankayan Island, Borneo.

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Friant's Sea Star (Nardoa frianti) is found in tropical waters in the western Pacific, throughout SE Asia and into the eastern Indian ocean.

Similar species: Valvatidan Sea Stars
Species identified by Mark Ridgway
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Uploaded Apr 24, 2016. Captured Sep 30, 2015 05:57 in Malaysia.
  • XZ-1
  • f/4.0
  • 1/100s
  • ISO100
  • 6mm