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Up Close with a Coral Eater

Found throughout the Indo-Pacific, the crown of thorns starfish, Acanthaster planci, is one of the largest sea stars in the world (up to 45 cm across). 115 more words

Science

Scientists Isolate Virus Killing Off West Coast's Sea Star Population

ITHACA, NY (AP)_ Scientists say they’ve isolated a virus they believe is causing sea stars to die on the west coast.

The study – published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences – says a variety of densovirus is most likely behind the sea star wasting syndrome. 157 more words

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Spotted Linckia

These guys (Linckia multifora) are the most common sea star seen in Hawaii. To reproduce, they drop arms and then those regenerate into a whole new animals! 78 more words

The Sea Star Collector

Original 8″ x 10″ acrylic on acid free paper.
A sea star collector.
by Julie Kwiatkowski Schuler.

Art