LIVE: Effects of Disease on Marine Life: Why You Should Care

 
By Speaker: Dr. Don Behringer • Published: February 2nd, 2013
Category: Animal Airwaves
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The effects of disease on marine animals can be wide-ranging. Lobsters, crabs, sponges and corals often share habitat but when disease strikes, the effects can ripple through the ecosystem in remarkable ways. Dr. Don Behringer, an expert in marine disease ecology, will discuss some of the impacts of disease on the ecology of these animals, and why understanding the relationships between marine species is critical.