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COTSbot, the world’s first robot targeting crown-of-thorns starfish – ABC News 31-08-15

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Learn more about the COTSbot: http://ow.ly/WVqMi 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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Christian Aguilar (1 year ago)
COTSbot: The Underwater Drone Set To Stop Destructive Starfish In Their Tracks - http://evolving-science.com/intelligent-machines-robotics-automation-transportation/cotsbot-underwater-drone-set-stop-destructive-starfish-their-tracks-00178
Henri de Feraudy (2 years ago)
If the reliability is astronomical, then this is out of this world ;).

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