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Reported Incidences of Parasitic Infections in Marine Mammals from 1892 to 1978 By John Felix
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This book is a comprehensive list of parasites reported from marine mammals, based on the scientific literature published between the late 1800’s and 1978, including sources of information,... More > geographical locations of the host/parasite, and possible synonyms suggested by the original sources. It covers the parasite groups Acanthocephala, Acarina, Anoplura, Cestoda, Nematoda, and Trematoda, and the host orders Pinnipedia (seals, sea lions, walruses), Cetacea (whales, dolphins), and Carnivora (sea otters). It provides a valuable resource for stranding response personnel, aquatic animal veterinarians, marine biologists, and professional parasitologists, and is a critical aid to our further understanding of the intriguing interactions between the marine mammals and their underwater “passengers.” ISBN 978-1-60962-042-4< Less