Experts concerned whale deaths may be from disease (Taïwan)

The ocean update

map-taiwan-beached-pygmy-sperm-whalesOctober 3rd, 2016 (Wang Chun-chi and William Hetherington). A seventh whale has washed up on the shores of Hualien County in under a month, prompting marine experts to conduct tests on the mammal’s remains to see if an infectious disease is spreading in the species.

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  1. Thanks for the likes. With increasing ocean temperatures I fear that there will be more incidents of disease among whales…either in the fish they eat or in them!


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