Joint estimation of crown of thorns (Acanthaster planci) densities on the Great Barrier Reef

Crown-of-thorns starfish (CoTS; Acanthaster spp.) are an outbreaking pest among many Indo-Pacific coral reefs that cause substantial ecological and economic damage. Despite ongoing CoTS research, there remain critical gaps in observing CoTS populations and accurately estimating their numbers, greatl...

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Main Authors: M. Aaron MacNeil, Camille Mellin, Morgan S. Pratchett, Jessica Hoey, Kenneth R.N. Anthony, Alistair J. Cheal, Ian Miller, Hugh Sweatman, Zara L. Cowan, Sascha Taylor, Steven Moon, Chris J. Fonnesbeck
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Published: PeerJ Inc. 2016-08-01
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