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Science Nation: Dying Lobsters

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The Caribbean Spiny Lobster has been a mainstay of Florida’s seafood industry for decades, but the harvest went off a cliff about a decade ago, declining about 30%, and has never rebounded. Biologists think the culprit is a virus called PaV1. University of Florida Ecologist Don Behringer wants to know how this pathogen has spread so far and so fast.

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Runtime: 3 minutes

Science Nation
Episode 1
4 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Episode 2
4 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Episode 3
4 minutes
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Episode 4
4 minutes
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Episode 5
4 minutes
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Episode 6
4 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Episode 7
4 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Episode 8
4 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Episode 9
4 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Science Nation
Episode 10
4 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12