Dolphins and Porpoises
Are dolphins parasites or host?
What are the lives of parasites supported by?
You worded your question pretty confusingly. Parasites live off the host that they are infecting, so technically the parasites are begins supported by the host itself. The role of the parasites are to infect a suitable host and start eating their energy up. That could result in the death of the host, when the population of the parasites grow. partners hosts holders carriers
What do parasites depend on host animals for?
Parasites attach themselves to host animals mainly for nutrition and shelter. The parasites cannot find their own food and shelter by themselves so they depend on others for this. This habit of parasites may emerge to be harmful for he host body as the parasites draw their nutrition for their own existence.
Asked in Parasitology
What is the difference between obligate parasites and facultative parasites?
Asked in Conditions and Diseases
What is the relationship called when the bacteria harms its host?
Asked in Animal Parasites, Earth Sciences, Ecosystems
How do parasites travel from host to host in a forest community?
Asked in Science, Parasitology
What affect does a parasite's presence usually have on its host?
Do parasites killed their host?
The life or death of the host is no concern to the parasite. A parasite concern is 1. To find a host 2. Use the host for energy 3. Reproduce 4. Leave the old host and enter a new host for their perpetuation This happens in most of the cases like in TB, malaria, Typhoid, Cholera, African sleeping sickness, Ascariasis, Amoebiasis etc. But there are some parasites which don't kill host and the host doesn't have any effect of the parasites. Such a host is called Reservoir. The monkey is the reservoir for plasmodium vivax which cause malaria in humans. some parasites are useful and they live along with us as symboints.