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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- January 2020

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 walruses. They are very small in size (4-9mm) and lack a digestive system.

Name this parasite and the defining feature that allows it to attach to its host.

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