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Old 11-14-2013, 04:59 PM   #1
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Default Starfish in US are dying in huge numbers due to mysterious disease

Starfish in US are dying in huge numbers due to mysterious disease
Examiner
November 12, 2013
Emily Sutherlin

Starfish in US are dying in huge numbers due to mysterious disease - National Top News | Examiner.com
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According to LiveScience on Tuesday, a mysterious disease has turned hundreds of starfish into limp lumps of goo along both the East and West coasts in recent months, and could potentially induce a cascade of other ecological effects in tidal systems.
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Marine biologists and ecologists will launch an extensive survey this week along the coasts of California, Washington state and Oregon to determine the reach and source of the deadly syndrome, known as “starfish wasting disease."

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