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fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus L.) a bibliography by Patricia Ann Skaptason

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Published by National Technical Information Service in Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Finback whale -- Bibliography.

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Statementcompiled by Patricia Ann Skaptason
SeriesBibliography series -- no. 26, Bibliography series (United States. Dept. of the Interior. Library) -- no. 26.
ContributionsUnited States. National Technical Information Service., United States. Dept. of the Interior. Library.
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Paginationiii, 210 p. ;
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20050250M

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