"Cetacea" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An order of wholly aquatic MAMMALS occurring in all the OCEANS and adjoining seas of the world, as well as in certain river systems. They feed generally on FISHES, cephalopods, and crustaceans. Most are gregarious and most have a relatively long period of parental care and maturation. Included are DOLPHINS; PORPOISES; and WHALES. (From Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, pp969-70)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Cetacea" by people in Profiles.
Towards understanding the welfare of cetaceans in accredited zoos and aquariums. PLoS One. 2021; 16(8):e0255506.
Assessment of animal management and habitat characteristics associated with social behavior in bottlenose dolphins across zoological facilities. PLoS One. 2021; 16(8):e0253732.
A Total-Group Phylogenetic Metatree for Cetacea and the Importance of Fossil Data in Diversification Analyses. Syst Biol. 2021 08 11; 70(5):922-939.
Diversity versus disparity and the radiation of modern cetaceans. Proc Biol Sci. 2010 Oct 22; 277(1697):3097-104.
Using food web dominator trees to catch secondary extinctions in action. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2009 Jun 27; 364(1524):1725-31.