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January 31, 2014 5:55 PM Subscribe
Mysterious epidemic devastates starfish population off the Pacific Coast. Although the die-off was first noticed in Washington state, the epidemic now ranges from southern California all the way north to Alaska. Scientists call it Sea Star Wasting Syndrome and efforts are underway to monitor the spread of this disease. Although this alarming trend seems to correlate with warmer-than-normal temperatures, scientists are not sure what is causing it.
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