This May 2014 photo shows an ochre sea star with one leg disintegrating from star wasting syndrome on the Oregon Coast. Recent studies show sea stars, also known as starfish, are making a comeback after their populations were decimated by the syndrome.
This May 2014 photo shows an ochre sea star with one leg disintegrating from star wasting syndrome on the Oregon Coast. Recent studies show sea stars, also known as starfish, are making a comeback after their populations were decimated by the syndrome. Elizabeth Cerny-Chipman AP file photo
This May 2014 photo shows an ochre sea star with one leg disintegrating from star wasting syndrome on the Oregon Coast. Recent studies show sea stars, also known as starfish, are making a comeback after their populations were decimated by the syndrome. Elizabeth Cerny-Chipman AP file photo

Has deadly syndrome that killed off sea stars by the millions run its course?

January 01, 2018 02:00 PM