The cushion stars are dried and then eaten as a source of food . They are also sold as souvenirs for tourists (Hess, 1978).
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Ruf, C. 1999. "Pteraster tesselatus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Pteraster_tesselatus.html
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