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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- Answer August 2019

Posted by on Sep 2, 2019 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

This is my friend Acanthocheilonema spirocauda, a filarial parasite. It is commonly found in harbor seals but can also be found in hooded seals, ringed seals and harp seals. It is not yet a huge threat to seal...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- August 2019

Posted by on Aug 23, 2019 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

The second worm of this 2019 parasite blog series is another one of my favorites, one that I have researched a fair amount. This is a parasite that has an undetermined life cycle and primarily affects yearling...

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Patient Update: August 18th, 2019

Posted by on Aug 18, 2019 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

Weanling season is here! Weanling seals no longer need their mom and are...

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Patient Update: August 12th, 2019

Posted by on Aug 12, 2019 in Animals, Featured | 2 comments

  TURTLE RELEASE!!  Our last three Kemp’s Ridleys from the sea turtle...

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Patient Update: August 4th, 2019

Posted by on Aug 4, 2019 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

Seals Pup season is well under way! Remember, it is illegal to be within...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- Answer July 2019

Posted by on Jul 31, 2019 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

This parasite is Otostrongylus circumlitis, one of my favorite lungworms....

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- July 2019

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

This parasite is not necessarily tricky; it is in fact very common. Not only...

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Where in the World is Harbor Seal Jones? / Patient Update July 19th

Posted by on Jul 19, 2019 in Animals, Featured | 2 comments

Patient Update 7/19/19  Welcome back to the National Marine Life Center’s...

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Seal Release/Patient Update June 15th

Posted by on Jun 15, 2019 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

Patient Update 6/15/19 Welcome back to the National Marine Life Center’s...

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TEACHER WORKSHOP: Go Under the Sea with STEM

Posted by on May 15, 2019 in Featured, Teaching | 1 comment

Join us for this One-Week Institute for Middle and High School...

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Patient Update May 13th

Posted by on May 13, 2019 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

Patient Update: 5/13/19  Welcome back to the National Marine Life...

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Summer Day Program: Discover Marine Life !

Posted by on May 8, 2019 in Featured, Teaching | 0 comments

Back by popular demand – “Discover Marine Life,” the...

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It’s a Seaside Sunset Soiree!

Posted by on Apr 2, 2019 in Featured | 0 comments

Sunset over the ocean. The golden glow creates a path to mysteries beyond....

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Mermaid Ball 2019 Venue Announced

Posted by on Mar 16, 2019 in Featured | 0 comments

Announcing…. The new venue for the 2019 Mermaid Ball is the Sea Crest...

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Learning science…. You can help inspire youth!

Posted by on Dec 31, 2018 in Featured, Kids Who Care, Teaching | 1 comment

Do you remember first learning about science? What was your experience like?...

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Thriving in the wild… You can help advance science!

Posted by on Dec 30, 2018 in Animals, Featured | 3 comments

Otitis media. You may know it as an ear infection from which your child...

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Cold-stunned and entangled…. you can help #73!

Posted by on Dec 29, 2018 in Animals, Featured | 1 comment

It was a brisk, sunny November day when Number 73 stranded on Cape Cod, barely...

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Spectacle of Trees – Win a Tree and $14.5K Worth of Gifts!

Posted by on Dec 10, 2018 in Event News, Featured | 0 comments

“Shining Stars and Sparkling Seas,” there’s something for...

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New Volunteer Orientation: December 1st, 2018

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in Event News, Featured, Volunteers | 2 comments

The National Marine Life Center functions with a great deal of support from our...

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Order your NMLC 2019 Calendars!!!!

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in Animals, Featured | 2 comments

The National Marine Life centers beautifully designed calendars are full of...

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