See crown of thorn sea stars on Guam's reefs? Report to response team

See crown of thorn sea stars on Guam's reefs? Report to response team

Scientists and coral reef response team members are asking the public to report sightings of crown of thorns sea stars, so they can test a control method used in American Samoa and Australia.

The sea stars are endemic to Guam, but they damage the aquatic ecosystem by eating coral. The population sometimes spikes for unknown reasons, although scientists think pollution could be a cause.

Read the Pacific Daily News article here.