Marine mammal strandings in the United States
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Marine mammal strandings in the United States proceedings of the Second Marine Mammal Stranding Workshop, Miami, Florida, December 3-5, 1987 by Marine Mammal Stranding Workshop (2nd 1987 Miami, Fla.)

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce in Seattle, WA .
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  • Marine mammals -- Stranding -- United States -- Congresses.

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StatementJohn E. Reynolds III, Daniel K. Odell (editors) ; sponsored by National Marine Fisheries Service, Office of Protected Resources.
SeriesNOAA technical report NMFS ;, 98
ContributionsReynolds, John Elliott, 1952-, Odell, Daniel K.
LC ClassificationsQL717 .M37 1987
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Paginationv, 157 p. :
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3597755M
LC Control Number2002320339

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