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  • crown-of-thorn
  • The tropical crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci) is a voracious predator of coral throughout the Indo-Pacific region, and the northern Pacific sea star is considered to be one of the world's 100 worst invasive species. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is known as the 'Crown of Thorns' starfish. (bbc.co.uk)
  • That's because the Crown of Thorns starfish young feed on certain types of pollution in the water. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Researchers have found that outbreaks of large, predatory crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci), which can devastate coral reefs, occur less often in protected zones, although they don't yet know exactly why. (redorbit.com)
  • The crown-of-thorns starfish in question have up to 20 arms covered in "evil-looking spines," Sweatman said. (redorbit.com)
  • shells
  • A trip to the beach often provides an opportunity to collect shells and marine inhabitants, including starfish. (ehow.com)
  • millions
  • Newser) - Emerging from a recent dive 40 feet below the surface of Puget Sound, biologist Ben Miner wasn't surprised by what he found: The troubling disease that wiped out millions of starfish up and down the West Coast had not spared this site along the rocky cliffs of Lopez Island. (newser.com)
  • A puzzling 'wasting disease' first observed along the west coast of the United States in June 2013 continues to kill millions of starfish. (care2.com)
  • Limbs
  • At the OrthoCarolina Reconstructive Center for Lost Limbs, we have now performed seven starfish procedures for partial hand amputee patients who have lost two to four fingers. (aaos.org)
  • marine
  • A ghost like appearance in marine plankton, although less than a millimetre long, the transparent body of the larva of the starfish is a magnificent lifeform. (microscopy-uk.org.uk)
  • carpet
  • Simon Foster, Kiki Deere The Rough Guide to the Philippines 2014 0241013763 "Starfish Island is a sand bar backed by mangroves named after the abundant horned seastar (starfish) that carpet much of the inner shallows around the island. (wikipedia.org)
  • Researchers
  • Other researchers say that at some sites, more baby starfish were seen this year than in the previous 15 years put together. (newser.com)
  • Similar die-offs of starfish on the West Coast were reported in the 1970s, '80s, and '90s, but the latest outbreak was far larger and more widespread, per a report by University of California-Santa Cruz researchers. (newser.com)
  • Similar die-offs of starfish on the West Coast were reported in the 1970s, '80s and '90s, but the latest outbreak was far larger and more widespread, according to a report by researchers at the University of Santa Cruz. (nhregister.com)
  • Water
  • Rinse a collected starfish under running water to remove the saltwater and sand. (ehow.com)
  • if high tide leaves a live starfish behind, it heads down the shore to get back into the water. (reference.com)
  • By watching this clip, students will become familiar with the water vascular and nervous systems of the starfish. (carolina.com)
  • young
  • The foundation is named for Loren Eiseley's famous parable about a young man throwing starfish into the ocean. (wikipedia.org)
  • An old man walking along a beach at dawn saw a young man picking up starfish and throwing them out to sea. (andrewtobias.com)
  • The young man looked at the starfish in his hand, and without hesitating, threw it to safety in the sea. (andrewtobias.com)
  • Help
  • Financial Times - Melinda McRostie 'There are so many stories, so much pain' The New Yorker - 16 September 2015 - A general overview of the early days of the refugee crisis, when Starfish was known as "Help for Refugees in Molyvos".ttp://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/an-island-of-refugees Al Jazeera - 13 October 2015 - An interview with Melinda and an explanation of how the Starfish story began. (wikipedia.org)
  • Help orthopedic surgeons improve arthroscopic efficiency with the Starfish from Arthrex. (outpatientsurgery.net)
  • group
  • On November 22, 2008, Starfish and Coffee won the award for Top40 New Group of the Year at the New Music Awards in Hollywood, California. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Harwich Force was deployed to protect the bombarding force from interference, with Starfish part of a group of cruisers and destroyers patrolling off the Thornton Bank. (wikipedia.org)