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Review of Research on Hookworms in Northern Fur Seals

April 15, 2011

A study of the relationship between hookworms and northern fur seals in Alaska.

The objective of this article is to review knowledge on the hookworm in northern fur seals. Emphasis is placed on researching this host-parasite system in the Pribilof Islands, Alaska, where the bulk of the studies was performed.


Eugene T. Lyons, Terry R. Spraker, Robert L. De Long, Mariana Ionita, Sharon R. Melin, Steven A. Nadler, and Sharon C. Tolliver. Published in Parasitol Res 109(2):257-265. DOI 10.1007/s00436-011-2420-6

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 03/05/2019

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