Decimation by sea star wasting disease and rapid genetic change in a keystone species, Pisaster ochraceus [Evolution]

Standing genetic variation enables or restricts a population’s capacity to respond to changing conditions, including the extreme disturbances expected to increase in frequency and intensity with continuing anthropogenic climate change. However, we know little about how populations might respond to extreme events with rapid genetic shifts, or how population dynamics…

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