Why are starfish turning into goo???

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By: Deven S.

Starfish are known for their rough, hard surfaces, so why are so many of them turning into a gooey substance? Scientist observed the starfish by the east and west coast, and have come to a conclusion that a disease, known as sea star wasting syndrome, is causing this to happen to the starfish. This syndrome starts as a sore on the legs of the starfish, but the outcome may be a loss of limbs or disintegration which leads to death. (Read more…)


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