If you’re curious to know more about this research, you’re in luck as the study attracted ample media attention, landing features in The Conversation and Cosmos Magazine. You can also read the original publication at the following link:
Byrne, M., Deaker, D. J., Gibbs, M., Selvakumaraswamy, P., & Clements, M. (2023). Juvenile waiting stage crown-of-thorns sea stars are resilient in heatwave conditions that bleach and kill corals. Global Change Biology, 00, 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.16946
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