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BBC News published this video item, entitled “Starfishes removed to save endangered species in Australia – BBC News” – below is their description.
The Northern Pacific seastar has spread rapidly through the River Derwent in Tasmania, Australia, since the starfish was introduced from Japan in the 1980s.
Tasmanians hope a new effort to remove the species – which has no predator locally – will help save the critically endangered spotted handfish.BBC News YouTube Channel
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