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Appendix F: Biological Terms
Pages 189-192

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From page 189...
... that hang side by side in rows from the roof of the mouth. These plates are for filter feeding on surface plankton and were formerly known as "whalebone" but have no actual resemblance to true bone.
From page 190...
... difference between sound level for a barely audible tone 1 1 1 1 ~ 1 1 1 anu the spectrum level ot background noise at nearby frequencies. ~ echolocationi a physiological process for locating distant or invisible objects (as prey)
From page 191...
... whales, including the rorquals, gray whales, and right whales; the suborder of whales that includes those that bulk feed and cannot echolocate. Their skulls have an antorbital process of maxilla, a loose mandibular symphysis, a relatively small pterygoid sinus, and the maxillary bone telescoped beneath the supraorbital process of the frontal, or baleen whales, composed of four families: Eschrichtiidae, Ba~enidae, Neoba~enidae, and Ba~enoptidae.
From page 192...
... prolonged exposure to noise causing permanent hearing damage. sensitization an increased behavioral (or physiological)

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