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by Cope and Scammon; also numerous representations of the different individuals of the Common Finback and the Sulphurbottom, from photographs taken by the author at the Newfoundland whaling stations. The latter are of special value for the study of individual variation in these huge animals.
In accordance with the rule of the Institution this paper has been referred to a committee consisting of Doctor Theodore Gill, Associate in Zoology, United States National Museum, Doctor J. A. Allen, Curator of Mammalogy in the American Museum of Natural History, New York, and Doctor Leonhard Stejneger, Curator in the Department of Biology, United States National Museum.
S. P. LANGLEY,
Washington, D. C., June, 1904.
LIST OF TEXT FIGURES.
FIGURES 1 to 7. Dorsal Fin of Balanoptera physalus.
For Explanation of Plates 1 to 50, see page 311.