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Contact: Kristen Milligan
milligak@science.oregonstate.edu
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Oregon State University

Dying Sea Star

Caption: The leg of this purple ochre sea star in Oregon is disintegrating, as it dies from sea star wasting syndrome.

Credit: (Photo by Elizabeth Cerny-Chipman, courtesy of Oregon State University)

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