Subject: Copepod parasitism

Greg Early (gearly@neaq.org)
Wed, 10 Nov 1999 10:16:53 -0500

Robbie,


I'm afraid you've got me there.  I am a bit more familiar with a related
copepod Penella sp.  That one is rarely reported in right whales and I do
not know of any work that has been done on temperature related density
for that species.


ge


At 02:12 PM 11/10/99 +0000, you wrote: 

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<excerpt>Does the abundance of the copepod species
<italic>Balaenophile</italic> change as the Right whale, in particular
the Northern Right whale, migrates from the South to the North,
undergoing temperature variations? 


Robbie Duncan 

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