sea stars


Warmer Temperatures and Disease Decimated This West Coast Starfish in Two Years

“If it does disappear from these shores, it is gone from the planet.”


A Boom in Starfish Babies Is a Good Sign After the Chaos of Melting Disease

Scientists in Oregon and BC still can't say for sure if their numbers are coming back.


The Baffling, Gruesome Plague That Is Causing Sea Stars to Tear Themselves to Pieces

"They twisted their arms together," a marine biologist said, "and they'd pull and pull and pull, until one of them came off... It was horrific."


Scientists Discover the Reason Starfish Are Ripping Themselves Apart

Sea Star Wasting Disease is a hell of a way to go.