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Lobster Shell Disease Expanding North; One of Several Diseases of Marine Organisms Causing Worry

“And it’s not just lobsters that are battling diseases,” she noted. “We’ve got clam disease, oyster disease, an eelgrass disease, striped bass disease, scallop disease, and a starfish disease, too. Recently we received a report of increased parasites in bluefin tuna. With changing temperature regimes, the ocean is so confused and it’s providing so much conflicting information.” more@newswise  16:09

Lobster shell disease: Disease creeping towards Maine coastline

PORTLAND, Maine – A shell disease that has plagued the southern New England  lobster industry for years by making lobsters unsightly and in some cases  unmarketable appears to be creeping northward to the lobster-rich grounds off  the coast of Maine. more here