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Noun1.Cetacea - an order of EutheriaCetacea - an order of Eutheria      
animal order - the order of animals
Eutheria, subclass Eutheria - all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
cetacean, cetacean mammal, blower - large aquatic carnivorous mammal with fin-like forelimbs no hind limbs, including: whales; dolphins; porpoises; narwhals
Mysticeti, suborder Mysticeti - baleen whales: right whales; rorquals; blue whales; humpbacks
Odontoceti, suborder Odontoceti - toothed whales: dolphins; porpoises; sperm whales; beaked whales
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Did erudite Stubb, mounted upon your capstan, deliver lectures on the anatomy of the Cetacea; and by help of the windlass, hold up a specimen rib for exhibition?
. It is not my intention, were it in my power, to enter into the inquiry as to the true method of dividing the cetacea into groups and families....
Impenetrable veil covering our knowledge of the cetacea. A field strewn with thorns.
Here is a preserve of sea-cucumber, which a Malay would declare to be unrivalled in the world; here is a cream, of which the milk has been furnished by the cetacea, and the sugar by the great fucus of the North Sea; and, lastly, permit me to offer you some preserve of anemones, which is equal to that of the most delicious fruits."
Cetacea (whales) and Edentata (armadilloes, scaly ant-eaters, &c.), that these are likewise the most abnormal in their teeth.
Monotremata, Insectivora, Scandentia and Cetacea show a 'primitive splenic type' distinguished by a closed circulation.
clypeiis Cetacea Feresa atteimata Arthropoda Xenobalaims globicipitis Crocodylia Crocodylns Ochrophyta Amphora, Cymbella, Naricilla, Nitzschia, acutus Cyanobacteria Trichodesmium Ciliophora Epistylis Arthropoda Lepas anatifera, Chelonibia testiuiinaria Arthropoda Amphibalanus amphitrite, Cnidaria Actinaria Arthropoda Amblyomma dissimile Crocodyhis Arthropoda Amblyomma dissimile moreletii Caiman crocodihis Arthropoda Amblyomma dissimile chiapasms Basibionte Epibionte I Referencia Filo Testudines Lepidochelys Annelida p-c Hernandez- olivacea Arthropoda Vazquez & Valadez- Gonzalez 1998 Chor data Rhodophyta Annelida p-c Gamez-Vivaldo et al.
Relationships of Cetacea (Artiodactyla) among mammals: increased taxon sampling alters interpretations of key fossils and character evolution.
Behaviour of Sotalia guianensis (Van Beneden, 1864) (Cetacea, Delphinidae) and ethnoecological knowledge of artisanal fishermen from Canavieiras, Bahia, Brazil.
Seasonal and daily patterns of group size, cohesion and activity of the estuarine dolphin, Sotalia guianensis (PJ van Beneden)(Cetacea, Delphinidae), in southern Brazil.--Rev.
Habitat use by marine tucuxis (Sotalia guianensis) (Cetacea: Delphinidae) in Guanabara Bay, South-Eastern Brazil.