Crowned predator reigns on reef

The Age 

06 October 2012

In 1969, the veteran TV journalist Bob Raymond produced a documentary, Life and Death on the Great Barrier Reef. In it, he broadcast spectacular images of the reef at its best, colourful and crowded with fishes.

Part-way through the report Raymond showed viewers a reef littered with the coral-killing crown-of-thorns starfish which were beginning their ''insidious march'' along the length of the Barrier Reef. Read more

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Project 1.1 'Monitoring status and trends of coral reefs of the Great Barrier Reef'
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