The acanthaster, a coral-eating seafish

They are huge, and they are one of the greatest threats to corals. In New Caledonia, Brut nature followed scientists who intervene in areas infested with crown-of-thorns starfish.

06/13/2020 9:01 AM


  • Charlotte P.
    09/23/2020 12:38

    the same as the crown of thorns we saw today!

  • Mia T.
    08/03/2020 08:20

    If there's such a problem why are they only being passive? Why not cull the starfish?

  • Stephane R.
    07/26/2020 05:53

    People should stop eating or just collecting the Giant Triton (the only natural predator of the crown of thorns) and the equilibrium would be there.

  • Rejie A.
    07/23/2020 04:45

    The predator of crown of thorns is being harvested by humans. The giant snail is now near to extinction.

  • Anna F.
    07/23/2020 02:54

    Its seems to have caused some damages for the coral reef.. then it is the best solution to inject it with lemon juice or vinegar.. that way it is decomposes in the water, the other micro sea organisms can feed on it.. Merci beaucoup! :-)

  • Muhammad I.
    07/22/2020 23:16

  • Julius K.
    07/22/2020 21:26

    CONVINCE THE CHEFS' OF THE WORLD....that they're a sea delicacy and these pests will be gone toot sweet

  • Skyler W.
    07/22/2020 20:31


  • Gobinda B.
    07/22/2020 17:40

    Dangerous coral hunter ... SAVE CORAL ...

  • Ariel F.
    07/22/2020 17:14


  • Erik N.
    07/22/2020 16:50

    remember seeing these?

  • Pat W.
    07/22/2020 16:48

    Humans should not interfere with nature. Just leave it alone.

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