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Recent whale strandings in northern tasmania

Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 109: 91-96

Recent whale strandings in northern tasmania

Three strandings of whales have recently occurred on the north coast of Tasmania. They involve a single pilot whale, Globicephala sp., and 2 large schools of the false killer whale, Pseudorca crassidens.

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