Animal Pictures Archive mobile
Query: Crown-of-thorns starfishResult: 6th of 14
Crown of Thorns Sea Star <!--불가사리-->
Subject: Crown of Thorns Sea Star
Poster: Phoby (
Resolution: 1380x1156 File Size: 248339 Bytes Date: 2005:02:07 16:33:35 Upload Date: 2005:02:07 16:32:05

Crown of Thorns Sea Star

A small acanthaster - this type of starfish eats coral polyps. This starfish is known as the Crown of Thorns Starfish for its long spines Reportedly toxic if stepped on.

Image ID: reef0238, The Coral Kingdom Collection
Location: Pokai Bay, Oahu
Photo Date: October 1969
Photographer: Dr. James P. McVey, NOAA Sea Grant Program

Photo Source:
The NOAA Photo Library
The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA)

Crown-of-thorns starfish
| Mobile Home | New Photos | Random | Funny | Films | Korean |
^o^ Animal Pictures Archive for smart phones ^o^