Amazing Sansha Series | Ep. 3: Crown-of-thorns starfish

In the South China Sea, the dazzling coral shelters all creatures that call the seabed home. Yet the seemingly tranquil sea hides a treacherous world where dangers lurk. Crown-of-thorns starfish crawl on top of corals and prey. They have become a threat to the ecosystem that corals sustain. Watch this episode to find out how intervention from Chinese scientists can help change that.

About 'Journeys in Nature': Amazing Sansha Series

Marine biodiversity is critical to the healthy functioning of the planet, and the South China Sea is home to numerous species, ranging from coral reefs to crown fish and sea lilies. Let's take a deep dive and explore some amazing creatures.

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Amazing Sansha Series | Ep. 1: Sea lily

Amazing Sansha Series | Ep. 2: Garden eel

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