Distribution: Red Sea, Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean.
Acanthaster planci colour can vary from blue, purple, red, pale-brown or green-gray, with variably coloured spines (yellow, brown, orange, red).
at Plage de Tiahura (Tahiti and the Society Islands) © maupiti60
at Vilamendhoo (Ari Atoll) © dominique
at Ilots Choizil (Mayotte)
at Ilot de Sable Blanc du Nord (Mayotte)
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