Survey Shows Impact of Sea Star Wasting Disease in Salish Sea

Thursday, October 27 2016 @ 06:01 AM EDT

Contributed by: IrishEyes

Survey Shows Impact of Sea Star Wasting Disease in Salish Sea


Sea star wasting disease has devastated intertidal populations of these animals on the West coast from Mexico to Alaska. But what about see stars that live below the low tide line, mostly out of sight? An analysis of data collected by divers in the Salish Sea shows severe impacts .
PHYS.ORG

Read More: http://phys.org/news/2016-10-survey-impact-sea-star-disease.html#nRlv




Hancock Wildlife Foundation
http://www.hancockwildlife.org/article.php/ImpactSeaStarWastingDiseaseSalishSea