Known Predators of Crown-of-Thorns Starfish (Acanthaster spp.) and Their Role in Mitigating, If Not Preventing, Population Outbreaks

Predatory release has long been considered a potential contributor to population outbreaks of crown-of-thorns starfish (CoTS; Acanthaster spp.). This has initiated extensive searches for potentially important predators that can consume large numbers of CoTS at high rates, which are also vulnerable t...

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Main Authors: Zara-Louise Cowan, Morgan Pratchett, Vanessa Messmer, Scott Ling
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2017-01-01
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