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Protecting marine mammals

Protecting marine mammals

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Published by Nova Science in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Navy -- Environmental aspects,
  • Marine mammals -- Effect of sound on,
  • Sonar -- Environmental aspects,
  • Marine mammals -- Conservation -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditor, Marielle de Vries.
    ContributionsVries, Marielle de.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL713.2 P76 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23687493M
    ISBN 109781607415695
    LC Control Number2009032475
    OCLC/WorldCa368044908

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