A Rare Porpoise of the South Atlantic, Phocaena dioptrica (Lahille, 1912)

By Hamilton, J. E.

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Pp. 8; 2 full page photo-plates. Publisher’s original printed gray wrappers, lg 4to (12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches). Discovery Reports volume 21. The Spectacled Porpoise (Phocoena dioptrica) is a rarely seen member of the porpoise family. The species is readily distinguished from other porpoises by a characteristic dark ring around the eyes. It range is restricted to the circumpolar region in cool sub-Antarctic and low Antarctic waters. No ownership marks.

Publisher Cambridge University Press
Publisher Place Cambridge
Date Published 1941
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Edition First
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Condition Fine
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