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Patient Update: May 15, 2020

Posted by on May 15, 2020 in Featured | 0 comments

  SEALS Owl’s Head has fully lost his white lanugo coat, revealing his beautiful silver coat underneath. He is doing well in Dry Holding and has gained plenty of weight over the past few weeks in our care! Owl...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- Answer April 2020

Posted by on May 3, 2020 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

This parasite is Cryptocotyle lingua. It is a trematode that develops to maturity in seals and other fish eating mammals. It is found in the liver and intestines of seals.   Sources Stunkard, H.W. and Willey,...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- April 2020

Posted by on Apr 20, 2020 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

This is a parasite we often see the presence of in seals through ova that is...

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Patient Update: April 18, 2020

Posted by on Apr 19, 2020 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

SEALS CURRENT PATIENTS It’s officially Harbor seal pup season here at NMLC!...

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Marine Mammal Bycatch in New England – A Research Paper

Posted by on Apr 13, 2020 in Featured | 0 comments

Marine Mammal Bycatch in New England  Written by Lex P. – Spring 2020...

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Patient Update: April 3, 2020

Posted by on Apr 3, 2020 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

  SEALS A lot has been going on at NMLC lately, especially with the large...

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Aquatic Adventure: Eat Like a Whale

Posted by on Mar 28, 2020 in Featured | 0 comments

Welcome to the Aquatic Adventure: Eat Like a Whale Let’s investigate how...

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Aquatic Adventure Activity: Make Your Own Manatee Story

Posted by on Mar 25, 2020 in Featured | 0 comments

Welcome to the first Aquatic Adventure Activity. The National Marine Life...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month Answer- February 2020

Posted by on Feb 27, 2020 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

These parasites are Halarachne halichoeri also known as nasal mites. They are...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- February 2020

Posted by on Feb 24, 2020 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

These Arthropods are a species of mite commonly found in phocids, like the...

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Patient Update: February 23, 2020

Posted by on Feb 23, 2020 in Animals, Featured | 1 comment

Welcome to the National Marine Life Center’s first patient update of the...

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Summer Day Programs 2020!

Posted by on Feb 22, 2020 in Featured, Teaching | 0 comments

The National Marine Life Center is proud to once again offer our Summer Day...

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Open House! For the Love of Turtles

Posted by on Feb 11, 2020 in Event News, Featured | 0 comments

Do you love turtles? Have you ever wondered how the National Marine Life Center...

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February Vacation Week 2020

Posted by on Feb 8, 2020 in Event News, Featured, Teaching | 0 comments

Discover marine life with classes and fun for the whole family! Have you...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- Answer January 2020

Posted by on Jan 30, 2020 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

These are Acanthocephalans or thorny headed worms. They use their proboscis...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- January 2020

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

This is another parasite commonly found in the seals at NMLC. They can be...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- Answer November 2019

Posted by on Nov 25, 2019 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

This is Diplogonoporus tetrapterus, a tapeworm most commonly found in the...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- November 2019

Posted by on Nov 14, 2019 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

This parasite is a worm commonly seen in the seals that come into NMLC for...

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Saving Sea Turtles with Laughter!

Posted by on Nov 13, 2019 in Event News, Featured | 0 comments

Join us for Saving Sea Turtles with Laughter, a night of laughter and fun!...

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Harvest Splash & Stuff-A-Truck for Turtles!

Posted by on Nov 12, 2019 in Event News, Featured | 0 comments

Take a break from the crowds at the mall and join us for “Harvest Splash...

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