In Photos: Sick Sea Stars Turn to Goo

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Ochre stars

Credit: Rosario Beach Marine Lab, CC BY-NC-SA
Sea star wasting syndrome, which has been documented from California to Alaska and even along the East Coast from Maine through New Jersey, causes a sea…Read More »

star's body to disintegrate into a puddle of goo, ultimately leading to death.

Here, an ochre sea star.   Less «
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