Crown of Thorn starfish off the coast of Okinawa

15 Dec 2014

A Crown of Thorns starfish, Acanthaster planci, feeding on several species of Montipora corals. The image was taken off the coast of Okinawa near Sesoko Island by Yuna Zayasu, Postdoctoral Scholar in the OIST Marine Genomics Unit. 

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