Tag: seal

Background Check: Get to know Townsend and his harbor seal friends!

harbor seal

We’ve all gotten to know Townsend during his visit here at the National Marine Life Center. Let’s get to know a little bit more about him and his harbor seal friends as we await the next update! The harbor seal is relatively small when compared to other species of seals around the world. They can […]

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month – Oct. 2012

marine mammal parasite of the month

Here is an easy one.  These parasites were found attached to the fur of a seal.   What are they (scientific name and general taxon please) ? Name three risks associated with infection.

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