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Environmental Drivers May be Adding to Loss of Sea Stars

Posted by: | July 24, 2014 Comments Off on Environmental Drivers May be Adding to Loss of Sea Stars |

NEWPORT – The rapid loss of sea stars along the US west coast may be caused in part by environmental changes, and not solely by a specific pathogen as many had previously thought. This new hypothesis emerged from a recent symposium on sea star wasting syndrome (SSWS) hosted at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science […]

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