20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Crown of Thorns

A crown of thorns starfish sits on a reef in Maui, Hawaii. Crown of Thorns are notorious for feasting on coral reefs and can take out major sections of reef in a short period of time.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Molokini Crater, HA, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 80D
Copyright: © Abigail Dahl