February 21

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What is the Intimate Connection Between Delicious Spot Prawns and Diseased Starfish?

By Rich Sobel

February 21, 2020

ecology, food chain, harvesting, kelp, sea urchins, spot prawns, starfish, wasting disease

Is the loss of starfish affecting the supply and price of our delicious spot prawns?

In this article, you’ll learn how the populations of both starfish and spot prawns also depend on 2 other species, sea urchins and kelp. And how the decline in the starfish population due to a wasting disease is affecting the supply of our spot prawns…More

Rich Sobel

About the author

Rich writes about creatures he finds fascinating and complex biological issues to help you better understand them. Bonus: You might find biology fun and creative as well as informative!

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