Spiked | Life

The sun star starfish is a predator that dwells at the bottom of our oceans. However, when under attack, a sea urchin can move each of its spikes independently to defend itself against the super sensitive starfish.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 2'48''
  • Broadcast year: 2009
Curriculum Connection
  • Biology | Ecology | Adaptations, interdependence and competition | Competition in animals

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Programme: Life
  • Episode: Creatures of the Deep