Common Name: Linkia Starfish
Scientific Name: Linckia laevigata
The Linkia Starfish has very bold coloration. Most are collected in solid blue or solid orange. Most come from Fiji Island. They are not your typical starfish in that they don’t attack clams and can’t pry the clam open with their arms. The feeding habits of this starfish it quite unknown and it is hit or miss if and how long they can survive in a captive environment. It is often said that old, mature reef tanks provide the necessary food and environment to support the Linkia Starfish.
The Linckia comes in many colors, here are some examples:
And here is the startfish on the glass:
Common Opinion: GOOD