wasting disease
Deadly Wasting Syndrome Genetically Altered Sea Stars: Study
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 19, 2018
The surviving animals may have evolved genes that provided an advantage in fighting the disease.  
Sea Star Comeback?
Jef Akst | May 9, 2016
Hordes of baby sea stars on the Pacific coast survived the summer and winter of 2015—promising news about populations that have been devastated by a wasting disease.