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Whale study links genetics and reproductive success
...s, dorsal fins and white markings beneath the tail flukes
that can be viewed as the animal dives.The relationships between individuals--such as mothers and calves--have also been extensively documented over the same time period. The advent of molecular technology now enables researchers to examine how repr...
Sea Grant study finds Chinese mitten crabs appear free of human parasite lung flukes
...many of theirnative predators and parasites." Lung flukes
are parasites with a complex lifecycle that requir...ffer lung damage from eating infected seafood. The flukes
can also spread to the brain. State health officials have been concerned that mitten crabs in the Sa...
Amphibian declines complicated, disturbing
...site known as a fluke," Blaustein said. "But these flukes
have been around forever and we never observed the...th deformed frogs. One thing we know is that these flukes
live part of their life cycle in a snail. Snails eat algae. And higher levels of nitrogen-based fert...
Fertilizers linked to amphibian deaths
...ut it's probably not that simple," he said. "These flukes
have been around forever and we never observed the... that, along with killing tadpoles directly." The flukes
that can cause amphibian deformities live part of their life cycle in a snail, Blaustein said. Snail...