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- The crown-of-thorns seastar, Acanthaster planci, is a large starfish that preys upon hard, or stony, coral polyps (Scleractinia). The crown-of-thorns...
- Register of Marine Species: Acanthaster brevispinus Fisher, 1917 Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758) Some sources add Acanthaster ellisi, (Gray, 1840) but...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Pedicellaria of Acanthaster planci...
- stripe when living on Acanthaster, and can also be transparent Adults reach up to 15 millimetres (0.6 in) long. On an Acanthaster planci On a Culcita schmideliana...
- are notable for preying on the destructive crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci) among others. The genus is monotypic with the single species...
- an unexplained increase in the numbers of crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci), which graze on living coral tissue, has had considerable impact...
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