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Meaning of Acanthaster from wikipedia
- The crown-of-thorns seastar, Acanthaster
planci, is a large starfish
upon hard, or stony, coral polyps
(Scleractinia). The crown-of-thorns...
Species: Acanthaster brevispinus
Fisher, 1917 Acanthaster planci
(Linnaeus, 1758) Some sources
ellisi, (Gray, 1840) but...
brevispinus, the short-spined crown-of-thorns starfish, is one of the two members
of the starfish genus Acanthaster
with the much better-known...
- Acacia acanthaster
is a shrub belonging
to the genus Acacia
and the subgenus
Phyllodineae. It is native
to an area in the Great Southern
- also been used to control outbreaks
of the crown-of-thorns sea star (Acanthaster
is a threat
reefs. Single injections
- keystone species concept
in ecology. The tropical
planci) is a voracious predator
of coral throughout
, and can also be transparent Adults reach
up to 15 millimetres
(0.6 in) long. On an Acanthaster planci
On a Culcita
- are notable
on the destructive
others. The genus
with the single
- an unexplained increase
in the numbers
of crown-of-thorns starfish
planci), which graze
on living coral
tissue, has had considerable
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