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Meaning of Acanthaster from wikipedia
- The crown-of-thorns starfish, Acanthaster
planci, is a large starfish
upon hard, or stony, coral polyps
(Scleractinia). The crown-of-thorns...
is a bitypic genus
and venomous starfish placed
in its own family, Acanthasteridae. Its two members
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
have been compared
cover. Crown-of-thorns starfish
planci) is the major predator
of the reefs, as it preys
- Reef Research Centre Technical Report
No. 32 – Crown-of-thorns starfish(Acanthaster
planci) in the central Great Barrier
Reef region. Results
- are not sufficiently numerous
for its needs, it commonly
will attack Acanthaster
, both reducing
of coral while under
attack, and killing...
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