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  • Ross, D., C. Johnson, C. Hewitt. 2002. Impact of introduced seastars Asterias amurensis on survivorship of juvenile commercial bivalves Fulvia tenuicostata. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 241: 99-112.
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  • The National System for the Prevention and Management of Marine Pest Incursions. National Control Plan for the Northern Pacific Seastar Asterias amurensis. Australia: Commonwealth of Australia. 2008. Accessed March 20, 2012 at
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