Marine mammal protection act
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Marine mammal protection act hearings before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, first session ... February 9 and 11, 1977. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



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  • Marine mammals -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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LC ClassificationsKF26 .C69 1977e
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 353 p. :
Number of Pages353
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4691469M
LC Control Number77603079

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