Pinnipedia | definition of Pinnipedia by Medical dictionary
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Pinnipedia a suborder of aquatic carnivores, including the seals, sea lions and walruses.
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References in periodicals archive
Dental anomalies in the Atlantic population of South American sea lion, Otaria bryonia (Pinnipedia
, Otariidae): Evolutionary implications and ecological approach.
. American Geophysical Union, Antarctic Research Series, 18: 1-34.
A semiaquatic Arctic mammalian carnivore from the Miocene epoch and origin of Pinnipedia
. Nature 458:1021-1024.
New skeletal material of Thalassoleon (Otaridae: Pinnipedia
) from the Late Miocene-Early Pliocene (Hemphillian) of California.
The behavior, physiology, and anatomy of lactation in the Pinnipedia