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Research Technical Report

Clues to survival: What the Pacific's gentle giants can tell us

Bhatia, M. (2006)

San Jose State University, Washington Square, Fall 2006, p. 8-9.


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Keywords: blue whale, humpback whale, Wind to Whales, tagging, bioacoustic probe, Center for Integrated Marine Technology, James Harvey, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories