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Acanthaster planci
Acanthaster planci
Crown of Thorns
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0606 0847 (2006-06-17)

Copyright © 2006 California Academy of Sciences

 
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  • date of photo  1988
  • location   Indonesia (Indonesia)
  • family Acanthasteridae
  • order Spinulosida
  • class Asteroidea
  • habitat  Coral reefs
  • notes   Closeup photo showing the toxic spines and the tiny pedicellariae.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS ANIMAL
  • common names   Crown of Thorns (photographer)
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