Cause of sea-star die-off found

Not a CDN scientist, but the affected animals are found in CDN waters. And if, as the other profs say, increasing ocean acidity could be contributing to the problem.... well.... that a problem

Chris Suttle, a marine virus expert at the University of British Columbia, and Bruce Menge, professor of interactive biology at Oregon State University, were not part of the study. Both said the study, though it did not definitively identify a virus as the cause of the disease, was very persuasive.