NOAA declares seal die-off as 'unusual mortality event'

phys.org | 8/31/2018 | Staff
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The federal government is declaring the deaths of hundreds of seals off the New England coast this summer to be an "unusual mortality event."

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has said tests indicate dead seals found in New England tested positive for avian flu and phocine distemper.

Seals - Maine - Coast - July - August

More than 240 seals have been found dead off the Maine coast in July and August, while more...
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