6 Mode of FeedingIt feeds by a method called eversion . This is when the gastric folds of the stomach membrane are forced through its mouth and turned inside out , smothering the coral .It then secretes digestive enzymes onto the coral absorbing the digested tissues of its prey externally .
7 Mode of reproductionA single female crown of thorns starfish can lay up to 60 million eggs in a breeding season .They have the highest rates of fertilization recorded in any invertebrate.This means if a small population is struggling , they can potentially produce lots of offspring
13 Fun Facts They have between 7 to 23 arms . They are know as the second largest starfish in the world.They are nocturnal creaturesAll arms are covered with venomous thorns aka the reason why they have their name.
14 Fun FactsCrown of Thorns can eat up to 6 square meters of coral each year .The only thing Crown Of Thorns have in common with Patrick Star is they both can eat a lot .
15 Fun Facts( Not really )They are damaging creatures of tropical coral reefs .A single individual can wipe out large areas this way.But they have predators( fish ,mollusks ,and worms ) to help tame them .