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Sea star wasting expands, new recommendations emerge

Posted by: | October 31, 2014 Comments Off on Sea star wasting expands, new recommendations emerge |

  Sea stars continue to waste and die along the US West Coast, and while researchers aren’t yet certain what’s causing the outbreak to spread, they’re beginning to suspect a combination of increased water temperatures that weaken the animals and leave them vulnerable to infection from opportunistic bacteria and parasites. Dubbed Sea Star Wasting Syndrome […]

under: Oregon Sea Grant

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