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Wasting disease devastates Kachemak Bay sea star populations

The original story can be found at UAF News and Information. by Lauren Frisch In one year, sea stars have almost disappeared from Kachemak Bay, Alaska. This is likely the aftermath of a sea star wasting disease episode. The disease … Continue reading

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SFOS Gulf Watch Alaska researchers find evidence of Seastar Wasting Disease in Kachemak Bay

Deborah Mercy 907-274-9698 05/12/2015 Decaying sea stars suspected of having wasting disease were discovered last week in Kachemak Bay. Brenda Konar and Katrin Iken, researchers with the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, found the sick … Continue reading

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Kasitsna Bay hosts divers after scientific diving symposium

A handful of divers attending the American Academy of Underwater Sciences 2014 Diving for Science Symposium in Sitka rounded out their Alaska visit with a field trip to Kasitsna Bay for two days of diving. Continue reading

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