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Keywords:

  • anadromous;
  • blood;
  • cetaceans;
  • host;
  • marine;
  • parasite

Sea lampreys Petromyzon marinus were observed on 109 occasions on 47 individual minke whales Balaenoptera acutorostrata. Bloody lesions could be identified as previous attachment sites, indicating P. marinus feeding on B. acutorostrata blood.