Species under Pentaceraster
n= 12
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Pentaceraster affinis
(Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Western Central Pacific
Pentaceraster alveolatus
(Perrier, 1875)
cushion sea star Indo-West Pacific
Pentaceraster chinensis
(Gray, 1840)
Western Central Pacific
Pentaceraster cumingi
(Gray, 1840)
panamic cushion sea star Eastern Pacific
Pentaceraster decipiens
(Bell, 1884)
Western Central Pacific
Pentaceraster gracilis
(Lütken, 1871)
Indo-West Pacific
Pentaceraster magnificus
(Goto, 1914)
Western Central Pacific
Pentaceraster mammillatus
(Audouin, 1826)
Indian Ocean
Pentaceraster multispinus
(von Martens, 1866)
Western Central Pacific
Pentaceraster regulus
(Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Western Central Pacific
Pentaceraster sibogae
Döderlein, 1916
Indo-West Pacific
Pentaceraster westermanni
(Lütken, 1871)
Western Central Pacific
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