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note on the skeletons of two Alaskan porpoises

Gerrit S. Miller

note on the skeletons of two Alaskan porpoises

(with one plate)

by Gerrit S. Miller

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Published by The Smithsonian Institution in City of Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Porpoises.,
  • Skeleton.

  • Edition Notes

    Publication 3107.

    Statementby Gerrit S. Miller.
    SeriesSmithsonian miscellaneous collections., v. 82, no. 13
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ11 .S7 vol. 82, no. 13
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p.l., 2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6764055M
    LC Control Number31026257
    OCLC/WorldCa4399541

      Rare Two-Headed Porpoise Found in North Sea the authors of the study were able to conclude that the twin porpoises were male, and that they Author: Brigit Katz. The species is Harbour Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena), and there are estimated to be ,+ of these swimming around in the is the ‘second known case of twinning and the first case of conjoined twins in P. phocoena‘ Meaning that this two-headed monster was actually conjoined twins, and the first time it’s ever been documented.. You can read the full Journal entry HERE in PDF Author: Cass Anderson.

      This Smithsonian scientist’s death was a mystery; years later, his skeleton helped solve it Tales From the Vault: A monthly series. Geographic variation of skeletal ontogeny and skull shape in the harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) Ontogenetic series of skeletons of harbour porpoises from. only two species of.

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Note on the skeletons of two Alaskan porpoises by Gerrit S. Miller Download PDF EPUB FB2

Note on the skeletons of two Alaskan porpoises (with one plate). City of Washington, Smithsonian Institution, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Gerrit S Miller; Smithsonian Institution.

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