Killer whales (Orcinus orca) are among the most highly polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB)–contaminated mammals in the world, raising concern about the health consequences of current PCB exposures. PCB-mediated effects on reproduction and immune function threaten...
Bioluminescent fish are the missing link for a widespread marine parasite, certain types of which infect humans and cause severe symptomshttps://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2018/09/sperm-whales-lanternfish-parasites-bioluminescent-fish-news/.
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Incidence of marine debris in cetaceans stranded and bycaught in Ireland: Recent findings and a review of historical knowledge.
More research on the plastic implications to higher trophic level organisms is required to understand the effects of these pollutants.https://www.deepdyve.com/lp/elsevier/incidence-of-marine-debris-in-cetaceans-stranded-and-bycaught-in-Sq0c5DjOTW