Providence Journal: Starfish, whose fanciful 5-armed figure is symbolic of the seashore, have become veritable shooting stars of late — here one moment, gone the next.
Following a boom in their population only a few years ago, starfish have since become so scarce that researchers in Rhode Island are even having difficulty collecting enough of them to study an unidentified disease that may be linked to their die-off.
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