Common name of Acanthaster planci
 
Common Name Crown-of-thorns starfish
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official Trade Name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country United States (contiguous states)
Locality
Ref. Moran, P.J., 1990
Life Stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core morphology
1st Modifier morphology
2nd Modifier
Remarks 'star' refers to the shape of the animal, ressembling a star.
 
Entered by Pan-Saniano, Marianne
Modified by Pacres-Urriquia, Lealde
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