Sea stars are characterized by radial symmetry, several arms radiating from a central body. Mouth and anus are close together on the underside, the anus is at the center of the disc together with the water intake...
Sea star wasting disease or starfish wasting syndrome is a disease of starfish ...
Scientists noticed a rapidly declining population of common starfish (Asterias ...
Sep 18, 2013 ... A massive starfish die-off from Maine to Florida, is concerning scientists who
have no idea what is causing the decline. This comes after a boom ...
Jan 30, 2014 ... Up and down the Pacific Coast, starfish are dying by the tens of ... Mysterious
epidemic devastates starfish population off the Pacific Coast.
Our long-term monitoring data, including population estimates prior to the
Wasting event, in combination with our biodiversity surveys, will allow us to
Nov 17, 2014 ... Mysterious epidemic devastates starfish population off the Pacific Coast. “When
you look on a scale of hundreds and hundreds of animals, ...
Feb 18, 2015 ... Researchers analyzed hundreds of sunflower starfish to figure out what's .... virus
play a very important role in population control,” Hewson said.
Mar 11, 2015 ... With millions of starfish dying all along the West Coast, Washington ... Shortly
before the "wasting disease" epidemic, a healthy population of ...
Sep 9, 2013 ... The waters off British Columbia are littered with dead starfish, and ... Both Mah
and Martin also wonder if a population explosion of the species, ...
Dec 31, 2013 ... Something is killing the starfish and no one knows what. A mysterious illness that
first appeared in July in Washington state has now spread ...