- Thousands of starfish washed up on Southsea beach
- THOUSANDS of starfish have washed up along Southsea seafront. Walkers, fishermen and beachcombers have spotted scores of the creatures along the beach, with recent stormy weather the most likely cause. Peter Whitelock, 62, goes beachcombing ...
- Scientists now link massive starfish die-off, warming ocean
- It was the starfish arms walking off on their own that alerted biologist Steven Fradkin that something was terribly wrong at Starfish Point at Olympic National Park.
- Scientists Find Out What Killed Millions of Starfish
- Sea stars, or starfish, are what's known as a “keystone” species, important to maintaining biodiversity in marine environments. But an epidemic that swept across the West Coast killed millions of the multi-limbed animals—wiping out up to 95 percent of ...
- Warmer seas linked to disease epidemics affecting Pacific starfish and
- Warmer seas have been linked to disease epidemics affecting the populations of marine species in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
- Scientists trace starfish die-off to virus plus warmer seas, but mysteries remain
- Diseased starfish Sea star wasting disease can cause starfish to turn white, lose their limbs and disintegrate in a matter of days. (Credit: Kevin Lafferty / USGS).
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