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Gray whales

Bruce R. Mate

Gray whales

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Published by Oregon Sea Grant in [Corvallis, Or.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gray whale.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Bruce R. Mate].
    SeriesORESU-G -- 01-003., ORESU-G -- 01-003.
    ContributionsOregon State University. Sea Grant College Program.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet ([7] p.) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16026952M

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