Flashing stars light up the reef’s shelf
October 05, 2009

Authors: Byrne, M.

Year: 2009

Publication: ECOS Magazine Aug-Sep, 28-29. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia.


During an expedition to the shelf edge of the Great Barrier Reef, scientists captured the first images of the life associated with rolling undersea dunes and discovered a large community of aggregated brittle stars that have spectacular luminescent behaviour.

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