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Sea Star Wasting Syndrome Observation Log






Sea Star Logs

Please continue to send in tracking logs after spending time diving or tidepooling. We are constantly updating our website with the latest reports, and will update the map on a regular basis. Please remember to fill out a log even if you search and only find healthy sea stars, or no sea stars! This information is just as valuable as observations of diseased individuals.

* Required

Have you submitted observations from this location before?*
If no, the Latitude/Longitude need to be entered below in order to include the observation(s) on our tracking map. If yes, you do not need to re-enter the Latitude/Longitude for the referenced site.




Sample Date*
Date (yyyy-mm-dd) of sample.




Site/Location Name*
Name of Site or Location where survey was done.




Site/Location additional information (optional)
Additional information about the Site or Location where survey was done.




State/Province*
Name of State or Province where survey was done.










Latitude in decimal degrees (eg. 36.94851473)
To convert your coordinates to decimal degrees, please visit the following page: http://www.scgnetwork.com/gpscoordconv.html




Longitude in decimal degrees (eg. -122.0648337)
Reminder - include the negative sign for west coast observations in North America.




Location Type*
Record the type of site (rocky intertidal, sandy beach, subtidal, captivity, other). Captivity should refer to any laboratory tank and/or office tank. If other, please include additional information in comments field.








Depth
Average depth of dive (if applicable). Actual depth can be recorded in additional information if desired.




Disease symptoms observed at site*
Choose "yes" if disease symptoms were observed at the site as of the indicated Sample Date, and "no" if disease symptoms were not observed at the site as of the indicated Sample Date. Then select "yes", "no" or "not observed" for each species below.




Pisaster ochraceus - disease symptoms observed?*





Pycnopodia helianthoides - disease symptoms observed?*





Pisaster giganteus - disease symptoms observed?*





Pisaster brevispinus - disease symptoms observed?*





Evasterias spp. - disease symptoms observed?*





Asterina (Patiria) miniata - disease symptoms observed?*





Strongylocentrotus purpuratus - disease symptoms observed?*





Other species - disease symptoms observed?*
Check each additional sea star species showing disease symptoms. Only check species actually observed at the site.

















Other species - disease symptoms NOT observed?*
Check each additional sea star species showing NO disease symptoms. Only check species actually observed at the site.
















First Name*
First name of person compiling/submitting data.




Last Name*
Last name of person compiling/submitting data.




Affiliation
University, laboratory, etc. with which this contact is affiliated (if applicable).




Email*
Current email address for the primary contact for these data..




Will you be sending photos (separately) for this observation?*
Please send any photos to seastarwasting@googlegroups.com




Additional Information
Additional comments about site, sample, or sea star species.