Faculty of Science

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'Love potion' — discovery could significantly reduce impact of thorny menace

Husband-and-wife UQ researchers Professor Bernard Degnan and Professor Sandie Degnan of UQ’s Faculty of Science found that the coral-eating starfish gather en masse when mating due to pheromones – a scent the researchers have decoded – so the prickly pests can be lured together for capture.

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