In warm water and infectious diseases, they have determined the causes of a destructive star on the Pacific coast, according to a recently published study.
The stars of the Sunflower Sea are the world's largest stars in the world and are brightly colored, including purple and orange. Some of them extend to more than one meter and therefore "literally run across the boat," said Joseph Gaydos, the author of the study.
"But when this disease occurs, it's like a zombie apocalypse," said Gaydos, the SeaDoc Society at the University of California, Davis.
"You can have 24 arms and suddenly walk around and your arms are falling. And then, suddenly, the whole body seems to melt."
He used "the great and beautiful star of the sea," and said that, within a few days weighing about five kilograms, it was similar to dirt pilots.
"The sun is a very ugly and rapid disease of these seas".
In 2013, scientists saw the population of species that are diminishing between 80 and 100 percent in deep and deep waters of Alaska and B.C. Down from California The population information gathered divers and deep catches.
The star of the Sunflower Sea is water of hundreds meters, three meters.
Diego Montecino-Latorre, a research fellow, and also at the University of California of Davis, scientists found the meeting point between the water temperature and the lesser star of the sea.
Gaydos said that the water temperature was not increasing in all areas.
The oceans "do not like a bathtub" at a consistent temperature, said that in some parts of California, there was an increase of around 4 C, while Washington witnessed a 2.5 C increase.
The scientist's proposed theory is that adding the temperature to the star of the sea that has undergone a temperature illness, the starfish not only say about the complex immune systems,
Gaydos said an awake-up call.
"It's hard to see what's happening in the ocean, but it's been a very short time," he said. "To disappear an entire species, it is not good".
Hina Alam, The Canadian Press
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