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By Debra Lee Miller

ISBN-10: 1578085586

ISBN-13: 9781578085583

The order Cetacea includes a few extraordinary species, representing one of the most developed creatures that inhabit this earth. but, additionally they signify a bunch of species for which a lot continues to be unknown. There are over eighty species of cetaceans composed of porpoises, dolphins and whales. This quantity represents the most recent of released and formerly unpublished information about cetacean reproductive biology and phylogeny.

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