News Brief–October 14, 2010

MBARI video: Coral-devouring sea stars

Video describes three new species of coral-eating sea stars including Sthenaster emmaeas a new genus and species from the tropical Atlantic and two new Evoplosoma speciesEvoplosoma claguei, and Evoplosoma voratus sp. from seamounts in the North Pacific.

For additional information or images relating to this article, please contact: Kim Fulton-Bennett
831-775-1835, kfb@mbari.org