Story: Starfish, sea urchins and other echinoderms

Biscuit star (3rd of 3)

Biscuit star

Biscuit stars are common around low tidal areas of the South Island and southern North Island.

Often orange or brown, they resemble fancy baked biscuits.

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How to cite this page:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Starfish, sea urchins and other echinoderms - Spiny-skinned animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/5190/biscuit-star (accessed 18 July 2019)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006