What are the Parasites of Whales and Dolphins? | WHALEZONE.TV S03 E01

Hi everyone, welcome to a new episode of WHALEZONE.TV, which is now available on our blog!

In this episode, Marine Biologist Anais Builly explains what are the Parasites of Whales and Dolphins.

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Würsig B., Thewissen J.G.M., Kovacs K.M. 2018. Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, third edition.



1) Whale lice from a beached Humpback Whale. Seattle, WA. 7 August 2016. Photo Credit: Jessica Szabo.

2)Blissful Drone Footage of Blue Whales in San Diego – Dolphin Drone Dome.

3)Killer Whales (orcas) on the Ice Edge of McMurdo Sound, Antarctica – Whale of A Time.

4)Mystery Whale – Dana Wharf Whale Watching

Anaïs Builly

About Anaïs Builly

Anais Builly is Marine Biologist and Master of Biology, Ecology and Ecosystems, and of Bioproducts & Bioproduction of Marine Ecosystems, studied in France and South Africa. She is also Marine Wildlife Guide & Community Manager at TERRA AZUL. She is passionate about conservation of marine mammals, and loves being out in the ocean everyday.