Old Virus Could be responsible for Decimating Starfish off the Pacific Coast

November 20, 2014 4:23 PM

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The last few years, researchers were puzzled by the falling numbers of Starfish off the Pacific Coast. However, scientists have been able to identify the culprit responsible for the death of hundreds of Starfish. It turns out to be a virus.

Star fish are being killed in large numbers off the western coast. Evidence is pointing out to old virus. The virus afflicts the Starfish with a wasting disease. All along the Pacific coast from the Southern Alaska to the Mexican border, the sea stars are dying. Today the scientists who have been ...

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