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COTSbot, the world’s first robot targeting crown-of-thorns starfish on ABC News

14 Jan 2016

QUT roboticists have developed the world’s first robot designed to seek out and control the Great Barrier Reef’s crown-of-thorns starfish (COTS), which are responsible for an estimated 40 per cent of the reef’s total decline in coral cover. The COTSbot completed its first sea trials this week in Queensland’s Moreton Bay to test its mechanical parts and navigation system.

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