Crown of Thorns Starfish 6-7"
Unique Crown of Thorns Starfish specimen, dried and preserved. Measures approx 6-8" across. A voracious predator of corals, the crown of thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci) can be an unusually large starfish, named for the dense covering of long, sharp, venomous spines on the entire upper surface of its body. The crown of thorns starfish has amassed a formidable reputation because of its devastating impact on coral reef ecosystems.