About 1,500 species of starfish occur on the seabed in all the world's oceans,
from ... Most can regenerate damaged parts or lost arms and they can shed arms
as a ..... If one arm detects an att...
Jun 5, 2014 ... Just in the past two weeks, the incidence of sea star wasting syndrome has ....
Species Are Going Extinct 1,000 Times Faster Because of Humans ... If you
actually were really concerned about radiation, you would look towards ...
Starfish can be found in the oceans ... ... The starfish is today considered to be a
threatened species of animal mainly due to habitat loss and pollution which are ...
Are Sand Dollars endangered? ... Whether the sea star is purple or orange
depends upon how and where the pigment ..... Q: Could you please tell me why
sea stars are important and what would happen to the ocean if they were extinct?
As of May 2014, starfish are considered to be threatened. ... A starfish injured by
any of these predators can. ... How can you tell if a starfish is dead? A: The key ...
Jun 4, 2014 ... The ochre sea star, which is the species most heavily affected by the disease in ...
Absent enough sea stars, mussel populations can explode, ...
As their tissues collapse, the starfish (also called sea stars) start to look stretched
... It is unclear if the cause is a bacterium, a virus, a parasite, or some other kind of
... itself, but can make disease more likely to occur or produce worse symptoms.
... so the disease could cause them to become endangered or possibly extinct.
Dec 31, 2013 ... Something is killing the starfish and no one knows what. ... Whatever is causing it
can spread with astonishing speed — a healthy group of starfish can die ... So far
at least 12 different starfish species are known to be at risk, Raimondi said ... If
they die off, the ecological communities they live in could change ...
Nov 4, 2013 ... Sea star wasting disease causes white lesions, which eventually cause arms to ...
"What's happening? ... They get a wound and the bacteria will just kind of eat the
species away." ... 11 species threatened by climate change.
Mollusks can be found from the mountain heights and tree branches to the mud
of the ... There are creepers, burrowers, swimmers, drifters, encrusters and
species that live within starfish, crayfish, ... In most cases species that are listed
as endangered WILL become extinct in the very ... This happens for a variety of