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Studies in Tasmanian Cetacea. Part VI

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Scott, Herbert Hedley and Lord, Clive Errol (1927) Studies in Tasmanian Cetacea. Part VI. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 156-157. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

On the third of October, of the present year, there came to us from Preservation Island the ossified mesorostral bones of a Ziphoid Whale. Owing to the dense character of such ossified rostral moieties it is not easy to determine their actual age, unless field notes have been collected, and as none are available to use, we can only say that, although apparently recent, it may have been washed out of a Pleistocene shell limestone formation. The specimen is not perfect and shows evidence of a wound during the life of the animal, which must have caused distortion to the end of the beak.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 156-157
ISSN: 0080-4703
Additional Information: Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 05 May 2012 04:36
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:30
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/13069
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