Spawning observation of Acanthaster planci in the Gulf of Thailand

  title={Spawning observation of Acanthaster planci in the Gulf of Thailand},
  author={C. Scott and R. Mehrotra and P. Urgell},
  journal={Marine Biodiversity},
The corallivorous Crown of Thorns starfish, Acanthaster planci, has contributed greatly to the decline of coral coverage in reefs throughout the Indo-Pacific region (reviewed in Pratchett et al. 2014). To date, little information is available on the reproductive timing and controlling factors for A. planci, particularly in the Northern Hemisphere (Bos et al. 2013). More detailed information on the timing and controlling mechanisms for this species is necessary to understand its population… Expand

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