Short, thick arms, clusters of papillae on the body and upper portion of the arms form a blotch pattern, tan to brown or orange with lighter or darker colored arm tips.
Unevaluated by the IUCN Red list, but fairly widespread in tropical waters around the Indo-Pacific.
Indo-West Pacific and some parts of the Indian Ocean. It lives in a depth range of 0-40 meters.
Up to 25cm.
It feeds on coral polyps, small invertebrates and it scavenges on dead animals.