Starfish Population Decline A Mystery to Scientists05:22

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A massive starfish die-off from Maine to Florida, is concerning scientists who have no idea what is causing the decline.

This comes after a boom in their population just three years ago.

Here & Now speaks with a University of Rhode Island researcher, Caitlin Del Sesto about her own research about this particular issue.


  • Caitlin Del Sesto, starfish researcher and graduate student at URI.

This segment aired on September 18, 2013.

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