Acanthaster planci is commonly found on coral reefs, foraging over coral colonies in shallow, protected areas of the backreef.
Average depth: 10 m.
Habitat Regions: saltwater or marine
Aquatic Biomes: benthic ; reef
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Habitat"
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Animal Diversity Web
Larissa Ault, Mesa College of San Diego
Juliet McCardle, Mesa College of San Diego
Caitlin Sussman, Mesa College of San Diego
Paul Detwiler, Mesa College of San Diego
Renee Mulcrone, Special Projects
Ault, L.; J. McCardle and C. Sussman 2011. "Acanthaster planci" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Acanthaster_planci.html
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