Crown-of-Thorns Sea Star (IMAGE) Georgia Institute of Technology Caption A crown-of-thorns sea star eating a coral from the genus Acropora, which is a preferred meal for the organism. The photos were taken in the non-protected fishing area on Votua Reef, on the Coral Coast of the Fiji Islands. Credit Credit: Cody Clements, Georgia Tech Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.