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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...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- Answer April 2020

Posted by on May 3, 2020 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 2 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...

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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 shed in the feces. It is oblong in shape and has two suckers,...

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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 | 1 comment

  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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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 whales eat! Then, join in on an experiment to see what...

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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 Center will be producing an Aquatic Adventure Activity every...

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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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