Sea Star with Wasting Disease (video) University of Vermont Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption A time-lapse video shows an ochre sea star (Pisaster ochraceus) afflicted with sea star wasting disease. In about half of an hour, one ray of this sea star develops a deep lesion and then splits off from the rest of the body and moves away. Credit Melanie Lloyd Usage Restrictions with coverage of associated story Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.