This star has block like margin plates. It can be orange on top or may have a reddish star-shaped area on the disc with cream arms. Disc very small, little more than a junction-point for the long, snake-like cylindrical arms.
Ranging from Cook Strait to Otago, deepwater.
It is a scavenger.
http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-Bio07Tuat03-t1-body-d5.html accessed 12/02/14.