Comparative anatomical study on the relationships between the vestigial pelvic bones and the surrounding structures of finless porpoises (Neophocaena phocaenoides)

Tajima, Yuko; Hayashi, Yoshihiro; Yamada, Tadasu K.
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science (2004)

Morphology of the modern cetaceans represents the results of adaptation of the ancestral terrestrial mammals to aquatic life through their evolutional processes. Some of the primitive fossil cetaceans are known…