Sea star wasting disease: ‘The more we study it, the less we understand’ – CBC


Someone on the Marine Resources Committee asked about this last week. Here’s the latest news on sea star wasting disease.

Volunteers in Campbell River are studying the ongoing problem of sea star wasting disease and what caused its resurgence in recent years. Campbell River Discovery Passage Aquarium manager Ricky Belanger and 11 volunteers embarked on their first sea star count this week at Willow Point in Campbell River. The volunteers spent two hours and surveyed 135 sea stars…. Sea star wasting disease has been plaguing B.C. sea stars since 2013, but this year their conditions have improved. (CBC)

Sea star wasting disease: ‘The more we study it, the less we understand’

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