Crown of Thorns StarfishAcanthaster planci
• Acanthaster planci must be (played) adjacent to at least 1 compatible WARM WATER CORAL SPECIES. • Or, Acanthaster planci is OPPORTUNISTIC. Place on top and discard any compatible WARM CORAL SPECIES.
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Acanthaster planci, commonly known as the crown-of-thorns starfish, is a large multi-armed starfish (or seastar) that usually preys upon hard,or stony, coral polyps (Scleractinia). The crown-of-thorns receives its name from poisonous thorn-like spines that cover its upper surface. It is the second largest sea star in the world. Only the sunflower seastar (Pycnopodia helianthoides) is larger. A. plancí […] read more
Ochre Sea StarPisaster ochraceus
• Pisaster ochraceus has a MOVE of 1/2 (1 per 2 turns).
• Pisaster ochraceus must be played next to at least one card with an OCEAN terrain.
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Pisaster ochraceus, generally known as the Purple Sea Star or Ochre Sea Star, is a common starfish found among the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Morphology This sea star has five stout rays that range in length from 10 to 25 centimeters (4 to 10 in). The rays are arranged around an ill-defined central disk. […] read more