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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 found in the intestine of most species of seals, sea lions and...

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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 intestines of seals. This worm is characterized by its scolex,...

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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 rehabilitation. It is typically 4-6.5 mm wide and can be...

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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! Local comedians will have you in stitches, all to benefit the...

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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 & Stuff-A-Truck for Turtles” – our Thanksgiving Weekend...

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Spectacle of Trees – win a tree and $12,000 of gifts!

Posted by on Nov 7, 2019 in Event News, Featured | 0 comments

“Follow the Light” and help sea turtles this holiday season!  Donate $10 for a chance to win this beautifully decorated tree...

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Spooky Splash Open House

Posted by on Oct 29, 2019 in Event News, Featured | 0 comments

Join us for our October Open House! It’s that spoooooky time of year again…. Amongst the ghosts and goblins, the first cold-stunned...

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STEM: S is for Science

Posted by on Oct 21, 2019 in Featured, Teaching | 4 comments

To define science or to explain what it is can be very challenging. Mirriam-Webster Dictionary provides multiple definitions but I think...

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New coffee blend raises funds to help sea turtles

Posted by on Oct 21, 2019 in Featured, Shoutouts | 0 comments

Hot off the roaster – a new coffee blend to help the National Marine Life Center raise money to rehabilitate cold-stunned sea...

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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...

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