These starfish are armored with impressive spines, making attack difficult. However, a number of animals are known to prey on crown-of-thorns starfish, including molluscs, fish, crustaceans, and a worm.
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Kosarek, N. 2000. "Acanthaster planci" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed August 15, 2010 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Acanthaster_planci.html.
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