Posts Tagged ‘cnidocytes’

Microscopic Mayhem When Corals Are Attacked

A juvenile Crown-of-Thorns Starfish with ultimately fatal damage to the arms and central disk after being repelled by the stinging weaponry of an Acropora coral. Credit: Dione Deaker, University of Sydney.

Coral can fight back against attacking juvenile Crown-of-Thorns starfish—using stinging cells to injure and…

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