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Encyclopedia of marine mammals

Author: W F Perrin; Bernd G Würsig; J G M Thewissen
Publisher: London : Academic, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This thorough revision of the classic first edition brings this authoritative book right up-to-date. Articles describe every species in detail, based on the very latest taxonomy, and a host of biological, ecological and sociological aspects relating to marine mammals. The latest information on the biology, ecology, anatomy, behavior and interactions with man is provided by a cast of expert authors - all presented in
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Encyclopedia of marine mammals.
London : Academic, 2009
(OCoLC)262718627
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W F Perrin; Bernd G Würsig; J G M Thewissen
ISBN: 9780123735539 012373553X
OCLC Number: 455328678
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 1316 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents: Jennifer --
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do we need ALL the aticle entry names? Hundreds.
Responsibility: editors, William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen.

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