Magazine articles

Flashing stars light up the reef's shelf

Authors: Byrne, M.

Year: 2009

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

Abstract

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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