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Pohaku Chronicles: Podcast #1

February 15, 2020

Hear updates about the monk seal Pohaku being cared for by a NOAA Fisheries team in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. Pohaku is an adult female seal who has been diagnosed with a case of toxoplasmosis.

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An adult female monk seal, RO28 (Pōhaku), was captured on January 22, 2020, and is currently under the care of NOAA Fisheries veterinary staff. She is suffering from toxoplasmosis, and we are doing all we can to help her. Learn more in this interview with our veterinarian, Dr. Michelle Barbieri.

Last updated by Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center on April 03, 2023