WEDU Quest

110: Sitka Sea Stars

Clip: Season 1 Episode 10 | 7m 40s

A deadly disease has been wiping out west coast starfish for more than a year. It’s called sea star wasting syndrome, and it causes starfish to die in a particularly gruesome fashion. One place that’s held off the disease the longest is Alaska. Scientists recently traveled there to search for new clues.

Aired: 07/16/15

Rating: NR

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