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Patient Update: July 16th, 2020

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  SEALS Bird and Plum have been progressing quickly after moving to the large pool. This week, Bird started mass feeding alongside Plum....

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Patient Update: July 8th, 2020

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A lot has changed since our last patient update at NMLC! We have entered harbor seal pup season, and have received 9 new admits since the...

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Patient Update: May 15, 2020

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  SEALS Owl’s Head has fully lost his white lanugo coat, revealing his beautiful silver coat underneath. He is doing well in Dry...

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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! Early last week, there were reports of a white, fluffy baby...

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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 Marine Animal Rehabilitation & Environmental Education...

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Patient Update: April 3, 2020

Posted by on Apr 3, 2020 in Animals, Featured | 2 comments

  SEALS A lot has been going on at NMLC lately, especially with the large number of seal patients that we’ve had! In the month of...

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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 found inside the nares (or nostrils) of seals. They impact...

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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 seals here at NMLC. The mites are only about 3 mm long....

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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 decade! We’ve had a pretty busy season here...

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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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