Ecology and biology of the Pacific walrus, Odobenus rosmarus divergens Illiger
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Ecology and biology of the Pacific walrus, Odobenus rosmarus divergens Illiger by Francis H. Fay

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • North Pacific Ocean.

Subjects:

  • Walrus -- North Pacific Ocean.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 266-279.

Other titlesPacific walrus, Odobenus rosmarus divergens.
Statementby Francis H. Fay.
SeriesNorth American fauna ;, no. 74
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.P62 F38 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 279 p. :
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4269180M
LC Control Number81015265

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An adult Atlantic walrus (Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus) male (31 years old in ) tracked by use of satellite telemetry in NE Greenland during four . The walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) is a large flippered marine mammal with a discontinuous distribution about the North Pole in the Arctic Ocean and subarctic seas of the Northern walrus is the only living species in the family Odobenidae and genus species is subdivided into three subspecies: the Atlantic walrus (O. r. . The method of age determination of the Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens) using the layered structure of functional teeth, Biol. Bull. (Moscow), , vol. 41, no. 8, pp. – CrossRef Google ScholarAuthor: N. V. Kryukova. Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens) haulouts along the northwestern Alaskan coastline, summer and fall Cynthia L. Christman*, Amelia A. Brower Megan C. Ferguson, National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, NMFS, NOAA Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA , USA *@