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Diagnostic key to the parasites of some marine mammals

Murray D. Dailey

Diagnostic key to the parasites of some marine mammals

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Published by Naval Ocean Systems Center in San Diego, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine mammals -- Parasites -- Identification.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementM.D. Dailey, W.G. Gilmartin ; prepared for Technical Division, Naval Material Command.
    GenreIdentification.
    SeriesNOSC TD -- 295., Technical document (Naval Ocean Systems Center (U.S.)) -- 295.
    ContributionsGilmartin, William G., Naval Ocean Systems Center.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination37 leaves
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16015557M

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Diagnostic key to the parasites of some marine mammals by Murray D. Dailey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Diagnostic Key to the Parasites of Some Marine Mammal This is a diagnostic key for identification of the parasites of marine mammals used by the Navy. Photographs or drawings of each parasite are presented to assist the veterinarian or technician in confirming the parasite species Search this site, DoD S&T Reports, and : Murray D Dailey, W G Gilmartin.

Diagnostic Key to the Parasites of Some Marine Mammals. This is a diagnostic key for identification of the parasites of marine mammals used by the Navy. Photographs or drawings of each parasite are presented to assist the veterinarian or technician in confirming the parasite species.

The key is divided into to;ir parts to facilitate identification of parasites from the marine mammal species included: a. Larval Stages of Cetacean Parasites b. Adult Parasites from Cetaceans. This key includes only those parasites reported from the following marine mammal species: Atlantic bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Beluga whale (Delplimaptents lettcas) California sea lion {Zalophus californianus) Northern fur seal {Callorhinus ursinus)Author: Murray D Dailey, W G Gilmartin.

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Recently, researchers have found this parasite infecting, and in some instances killing, a variety of marine mammals including California sea otters, Hawaiian monk seals, and Pacific harbor seals. However, researchers still don’t know Author: Katrina Lohan.

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Grigg said. Some deaths ascribed to parasitic encephalitis (brain swelling) were assumed to be caused by T. gondii, he noted, because the parasite can infect most mammals and was well established in the region.

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