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To Swim or Not to Swim: Potential Transmission of Balaenophilus manatorum (Copepoda: Harpacticoida) in Marine Turtles

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Feeding trials with nauplii of Balaenophilus manatorum collected from hatchlings of loggerhead sea turtle, Caretta caretta.

(a) Nauplius immediately after hatching. (b) Nauplius after 36 h. Note skin flakes of turtle in the gut (arrows).

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