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Whales and dolphins of the Southern African subregion

P. B. Best

Whales and dolphins of the Southern African subregion

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cetacea -- Africa, Southern.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-326) and index.

    StatementPeter B. Best ; illustrations by Pieter A. Folkens.
    ContributionsFolkens, Pieter A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.C4 B652 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 338 p. :
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17064247M
    ISBN 109780521897105, 9780521897129, 9780521897112
    LC Control Number2008556805

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