Stichaster australis (Verrill, 1867)
This is not a Mollusc. Other non-Molluscan Phyla (Echinodermata, Brachiopoda etc) have been included to help identify species that may be mistaken for Mollusca, but actually are not.
Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asterozoa (Subphylum) > Asteroidea (Class)
> Forcipulatida (Order)
> Stichasteridae (Family)
> Stichaster (Genus)
Throughout NZ, Chatham and Snares Islands
Reef Starfish. Marine, Endemic. Purple-pink and apricot colour with 11 arms