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CLN – ‘Melting’ Starfish Along West Coast Prompts Fukushima Fears – 31 October 2013

starfish meltingScientists are attempting to find out why one species of starfish is literally melting in the waters off of Washington state and Canada.

Biologists in Seattle took to the Puget Sound waters last weekend to collect sick and healthy sunflower starfish for testing. Several labs including one at Cornell University will examine and compare samples with Canadian specimens already being analyzed. Continue reading