Serpulid worms associated with the protection of Porites coral from crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci) predation on the Great Barrier Reef

Serpulid worms associated with the protection of Porites coral from crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci) predation on the Great Barrier Reef

DataSet Animal(s) : Coral
DataSet Category : Corals
DataSet Country : Australia
DataSet Region : Oceania
DataSet Type : DataSet
DataSet Access : Public
DataSet URL : https://data.gov.au/dataset/ds-aims-6068f0ff-d1c8-4d9e-92f8-a7799a0be40a?q=

A novel mutualistic relationship was observed between the serpulid worm, Spirobranchus giganteus, and massive coral colonies of Porites lutea and Porites lobata.

DataSet Agency : Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS)

DataSet Agency Contact : aims.gov.au