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Author Sokolov, V. E

Title Mammals of Russia and Bordering Regions : Baleen Whales
Published Enfield : Science Publishers, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (334 pages)
Contents ""Foreword to the English Edition""; ""Foreword to the Russian Edition""; ""VLADIMIR G. HEPTNER (1901-1975) A brief life sketch""; ""Contents""; ""VLADIMIR GEORGIEVICH HEPTNER(June 22, 1901 � July 5, 1975) A Brief Biographical Sketch (4)""; ""ORDER OF CETACEANS� C E T A C E A BRISSON, 1762""; ""KEY FOR IDENTIFICATION OF SUBORDERS OFCETACEANS""; ""Suborder of Baleen or Toothless Whales�Suborder Mysticeti Flower, 1864""; ""Key for Identification of Families of the Suborder of Baleen Whales""; ""Family of Gray Whales�Family ESCHRICHTIIDAE Weber, 1904""
""Description""""Systematic Position""; ""Geographic Distribution""; ""Geographic Variation""; ""Biology""; ""Practical Significance""; ""Genus of Humpback Whales�Genus Megaptera Gray, 1964""; ""Humpback, Or Long-Finned Whale, Gorbach�Megaptera novaeangliae Borowski, 1781""; ""Diagnosis""; ""Description""; ""Geographic Distribution""; ""Geographic Variation""; ""Biology""; ""Practical Significance""; ""Family of Right Whales�Family Balaenidae Gray, 1825""; ""Key to the Species of the Family of Right Whales (Excluding Pygmy Whales Caperea)""
""Genus of Gray Whales�Genus Eschrichtius Gray, 1864""""Gray Whale�Eschrichtius robustus Lilljeborg, 1861""; ""Diagnosis""; ""Description""; ""Geographic Distribution""; ""Geographic Variation""; ""Biology""; ""Practical Significance""; ""Family of Rorquals�Family Balaenopteridae Gray, 1864""; ""Key of the Identification of Species of the Family Balaenopteridae""; ""Genus of True Rorquals Genus Balaenoptera Lacép�de, 1804""; ""Lesser or Sharp-Snouted Rorqual Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lecép�de, 1804""; ""Diagnosis""; ""Description""; ""Geographic Distribution""
""Genus of Southern Right Whales�Genus Eubalaena Gray, 1864""""Southern (Japanese) Whale�Balaena glacialis, M�ller, 1776""; ""Diagnosis""; ""Description""; ""Geographic Distribution""; ""Geographic Variation""; ""Biology""; ""Practical Significance""; ""Genus of Greenland Right Whales�Genus: Balaena, Linnaeus, 1758""; ""Greenland Right Whale�Balaena mysticetus, Linnaeus, 1758""; ""Diagnosis""; ""Description""; ""Geographic Distribution""; ""Geographic Variation""; ""Biology""; ""Practical Significance""; ""Literature Cited""
""Geographic Variation""""Biology""; ""Practical Significance""; ""Sei Whale, Saidyanoi, or Ivasevyi Whale�Balaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828""; ""Diagnosis""; ""Description""; ""Geographic Distribution""; ""Geographic Variation""; ""Biology""; ""Practical Significance""; ""Bryde�s Whale�Balaenoptera edeni Anderson, 1878""; ""Fin Whale�Balaenoptera physalus Linnaeus, 1758""; ""Diagnosis""; ""Description""; ""Geographic Distribution""; ""Geographic Variation""; ""Biology""; ""Practical Significance""; ""Blue [Goluboi] Whale�Balaenoptera musculus Linnaeus, 1758""; ""Diagnosis""
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