Sea stars on a rock in Cayucos. Five years after sea star wasting disease took hold, killing many of the creatures, one species went through a microevolution to survive.
Sea stars on a rock in Cayucos. Five years after sea star wasting disease took hold, killing many of the creatures, one species went through a microevolution to survive. jtarica@thetribunenews.com Joe Tarica
Sea stars on a rock in Cayucos. Five years after sea star wasting disease took hold, killing many of the creatures, one species went through a microevolution to survive. jtarica@thetribunenews.com Joe Tarica

Mysterious disease killed tons of California starfish. This species fought back — by evolving

July 01, 2018 04:41 PM