[Coral-List] Can Blue Sea Stars Eat Giant Clams?

Shane Penny Shane.Penny at cdu.edu.au
Tue May 10 19:15:21 EDT 2011

I've been researching giant clam ecology and genetics in Timor-Leste (East Timor) and the Northern Territory (Australia), and from my observations I have seen Linckia near and on the valves of T.squamosa but never preying upon it.
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Date: Thu, 5 May 2011 13:30:56 -0700
From: Lucy Marcus <lucymarcus at gmail.com>
Subject: [Coral-List] Can Blue Sea Stars Eat Giant Clams?
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Dear Esteemed Coral Listers,

I am editing and educational science documentary about an MPA in
and need to make sure I am including the correct information from my
interview. Do any echinoderm or molluscan specialists know if the blue
star Linckia leavigata can eat small giant clams (Tridacna mazima or T.

Thanks for your help, Lucy Marcus

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