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Ferrero, R.C. and W.W. Walker.  1996.  "Age, growth, and reproductive patterns of the Pacific white-sided dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens) taken in high seas drift nets in the central North Pacific Ocean.  Canadian Journal of   Zoology.  74: 1673-1687.

Haley, D.(ed.) 1978.  Marine Mammals.  2nd ed.  Pacific Search Press.  Seattle, WA.

Hartherly, J. and D. Nicholls.  1990.  Dolphins and Porpoises.  Facts on File Books.  New York, NY.

Jefferson, T.A.  1988.  "Mammalian Species: Phocoenoides dalli."  The American Society of Mammalogists.  No. 319, pp. 1-7, 4 figs.

Leatherwood, S. and R.R. Reeves, and L. Foster.  1983.   The Sierra Club Handbook of Whales and Dolphins.  Sierra Club Books.   San Francisco, CA. 

Leatherwood, S., R.R. Reeves, W.F. Perrin, and W.E. Evans.   1988. Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Eastern North Pacific and adjacent Arctic waters; a guide to  their identification.  Dover Publications, Inc.   New York, NY.

Martin, Dr. A.R., etc.  1990.  Whales and Dolphins.  Salamander Books Limited.  London, UK. 

Meith, Nikki.  1985.  Marine Mammals.   United Nations.  United Nations Environment Programme.  Printed in France.

Reynolds, J.E. and D.K. Odel. 1991.   Manatees and Dugongs.  Facts on File Books.  New York, NY.

Rice, D.W.  1998.  Marine Mammals of the World: Systematics and Distribution.  Society Marine Mammalogy.  Lawrence, KS.

Wynne, K.  1992.  Guide to Marine Mammals of Alaska.  Alaska Sea Grant College Program.  University of Alaska, Fairbanks.   Fairbanks, AK.

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