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Western Australian humpback and right whales

J. L. Bannister

Western Australian humpback and right whales

an increasing success story

by J. L. Bannister

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Published by Western Australian Museum in Perth, W.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Western Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Humpback whale -- Australia -- Western Australia.,
    • Southern right whale -- Australia -- Western Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 49-50).

      StatementJohn Bannister ; illustrations by Lynne Broomhall and Jill Ruse.
      ContributionsWestern Australian Museum.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.C4 B23913 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination52 p. :
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL588010M
      ISBN 100730961559
      LC Control Number96178502
      OCLC/WorldCa32046670


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