Acanthaster planci is expected to live to about 15-17 years barring predators or limiting resources; however, the actual lifespan of this organism in the wild is unknown.
Average lifespanStatus: wild: 16 years.
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Life Expectancy"
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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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