In Chile, scientists seek the cause of blue whales’ mystery skin lesions

Blue whales in Chile have been plagued with serious skin lesions, blister-like sores that can cover their whole bodies.

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Last updated on 04 March 2021

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Chile
Region: 
South & Central America & The Caribbean
Threats: 
Diseases
Species: 
Balaenoptera musculus
Species group: 
Marine mammals