Genetic structure of the crown-of-thorns seastar in the Pacific Ocean, with focus on Guam

Population outbreaks of the corallivorous crown-of-thorns seastar (COTS), Acanthaster ‘planci’ L., are among the most important biological disturbances of tropical coral reefs. Over the past 50 years, several devastating outbreaks have been documented around Guam, an island in the western Pacific Oc...

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Main Authors: Sergio Tusso, Kerstin Morcinek, Catherine Vogler, Peter J. Schupp, Ciemon F. Caballes, Sergio Vargas, Gert Wörheide
Format: Article
Published: PeerJ Inc. 2016-05-01
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