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Crown-of-thorns starfish on the great barrier reef
Abstract During the 1960s and 1970s the bulk of the hard coral cover of reefs in the central region of Australia's Great Barrier Reef was killed as a result of population outbreaks of theExpand
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The ecology and distribution of intertidal organisms on the rocky shores of the Queensland mainland
This paper records investigations made on the ecology and biogeography of organisms found on rocky shores in eastern Queensland. Traverses were made at selected localities along a region of the coastExpand
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An ecological survey of the Marine fauna of low Isles, Queensland
The marine fauna of Low Isles was surveyed by the Great Barrier Reef Expedition of 1928-9. A cyclone in 1950 caused damage to the island's coral, and an expedition visited Low Isles in 1954 with theExpand
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The Apparent Extent of Recovery of Reefs of Australia's Great Barrier Reef Devastated by the Crown-of-Thorns Starfish
V i s i t s were made t o 21 r e e f s of t he Great B a r r i e r Reef 0 l y i n g between La t . 16' 30 ' S. and. 13 S. A massive destruct:ion of t h e hard c o r a l cover of most of t he se r e eExpand
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Australia's Great Barrier Reef
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Population Explosions of Acanthaster planci and Associated Destruction of the Hard-coral Cover of Reefs of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Population explosions of the Crown-of-thorns Starfish, Acanthaster planci, first reported on reefs of the Great Barrier Reef in the Cairns region near lat. 17° S during the early 1960s, have sinceExpand
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