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8 Topic Pages Found in Marine Sciences and starting with the letter W
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Open Walrus

marine mammal, Odobenus rosmarus, found in Arctic seas. Largest of the fin-footed mammals, or pinnipeds (see seal ), the walrus is also distinguished

Open Water

Chemical compound of hydrogen and oxygen elements – H 2 O. It can exist as a solid (ice), liquid (water), or gas (water vapour). Water is the most

Water bugs

Any of a number of aquatic bugs where all stages of the life cycle (adult, larval, and egg) occur in the water; the eggs are usually attached to the

Water cycle

The water cycle, frequently referred to as the hydrologic cycle, is a continuous movement of water on, above, and below the surface of the earth. It

Open Water pollution
Water pollution

contamination of water resources by harmful wastes; see also sewerage , water supply , pollution , and environmentalism .

Open Whales

aquatic mammal of the order Cetacea, found in all oceans of the world. Members of this order vary greatly in size and include the largest animals that

Open Whaling

the hunting of whales for the oil that can be rendered from their flesh, for meat, and for baleen (whalebone). Historically, whale oil was

Open White whale
White whale

( bӘlō'gӘ ) or white whale, small, toothed northern whale , Delphinapterus leucas. The beluga may reach a length of 19 ft (5.8 m) and a weight of