Starfish Scourge Looms Again
Author: Tarina White
May 19, 2012
"The starfish is one of the greatest threats to the Reef because they eat their size in coral cover every day – and some weigh as much as 80kg, executive director of the Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators, Col McKenzie, said.
Hundreds of crown of thorns starfish have been found on reefs off Cairns, near Lizard Island, Green Island and Opal Reef off Port Douglas, he said."
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