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Seaweed Bodyguards Coral Against Bullying Sea Stars

August 26th, 2015

Episode 317 of 598 episodes

Crown-of-thorns sea stars are an "underwater swarm of locusts" that devour coral—unless the coral is protected a layer of seaweed. Christopher Intagliata reports.

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