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Introduction to Marine Vertebrates

Marine animals can be found in every major group of vertebrates except one. Dr. Kathy Townsend explains.

In this section you will introduced to marine vertebrates and the scientific naming system known as binomial nomenclature. You will also learn the difference between common names and scientific names, and why they are important.

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