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British whales, dolphins, & porpoises

F. C. Fraser

British whales, dolphins, & porpoises

a guide for the identification and reporting of stranded whales, dolphins, and porpoises on the British coasts

by F. C. Fraser

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Published by British Museum (Natural History) in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Cetacea -- Great Britain -- Identification,
    • Mammals -- Great Britain -- Identification,
    • Mammals -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      First ed. published 1949 under title: Guide for the identification and reporting of stranded whales, dolphins, porpoises, and turtles on the British coasts; 3d-4th ed. published under title: Guide for the identification and reporting of stranded whales, dolphins, and porpoises on the British coasts.

      Statementby F. C. Fraser.
      SeriesPublication - British Museum (Natural History) ; no. 549, Publication (British Museum (Natural History)) ;, no. 549.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.C4 F75 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 34 p. :
      Number of Pages34
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4600113M
      ISBN 100565055496
      LC Control Number77362996


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