Modelling Growth of Juvenile Crown-of-Thorns Starfish on the Northern Great Barrier Reef

The corallivorous crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster spp.) is a major cause of coral mortality on Indo-Pacific reefs. Despite considerable research into the biology of crown-of-thorns starfish, our understanding of the early post-settlement life stage has been hindered by the small size and crypt...

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Main Authors: Jennifer Wilmes, Samuel Matthews, Daniel Schultz, Vanessa Messmer, Andrew Hoey, Morgan Pratchett
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2016-12-01
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