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- The crown-of-thorns starfish, Acanthaster planci, is a large starfish that preys upon hard, or stony, coral polyps (Scleractinia). The crown-of-thorns...
- Acanthaster is a bitypic genus of large and venomous starfish placed in its own family, Acanthasteridae. Its two members are known as crown-of-thorns...
- Acacia acanthaster is a shrub belonging to the genus Acacia and the subgenus Phyllodineae. It is native to an area in the Great Southern and Goldfields-Esperance...
- Acanthaster brevispinus, the short-spined crown-of-thorns starfish, is one of the two members of the starfish genus Acanthaster, along with the much better-known...
- also been used to control outbreaks of the crown-of-thorns sea star (Acanthaster planci), which is a threat to coral reefs. Single injections lead to...
- keystone species concept in ecology. The tropical crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci) is a voracious predator of coral throughout the Indo-Pacific...
- which have been compared to rainforest cover. Crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci) is the major predator of the reefs, as it preys upon coral polyps...
- Pedicellaria of Acanthaster planci...
- Reef Research Centre Technical Report No. 32 – Crown-of-thorns starfish(Acanthaster planci) in the central Great Barrier Reef region. Results of fine-scale...
- synonym of two sea star species: Asterias solaris Schreber, 1793 is Acanthaster solaris (Schreber, 1793). Asterias solaris Carpenter, 1856 is Heliaster...
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