Fish can help ward off starfish outbreaks

By Tracey Ferrier
Updated December 8 2021 - 10:06am, first published 10:00am
A study suggests there are fewer crown-of-thorns starfish on reefs with more predatory fish.

Some of the tastiest reef fish might be in shorter supply in the future after scientists found they help protect coral by eating crown-of-thorns starfish.