Pilotoxaster comanchei is a type of sea star that lives in the coastal waters of the Western Gulf of Mexico. It has a five-armed body and can reach up to a diameter of 8 inches. It has a dark brown to reddish-brown color with lighter colored spots and markings. Its texture is rough and its spines are short, thick, and curved. It feeds on algae and small invertebrates, and its reproductive cycle is not well understood.