Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

This thorough revision of the classic Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals brings this authoritative book right up-to-date. Articles describe every species in detail, based on the very latest taxonomy, and a host of biological, ecological and sociological aspects relating to marine mammals. The latest information on the biology, ecology, anatomy, behavior and interactions with man is provided by a cast of expert authors – all presented in such detail and clarity to support both marine mammal specialists and the serious naturalist. Fully referenced throughout and with a fresh selection of the best color photographs available, the long-awaited second edition remains at the forefront as the go-to reference on marine mammals. More than 20% NEW MATERIAL includes articles on Climate Change, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Sociobiology, Habitat Use, Feeding Morphology and more Over 260 articles on the individual species with topics ranging from anatomy and behavior, to conservation, exploitation and the impact of global climate change on marine mammals New color illustrations show every species and document topical articles FROM THE FIRST EDITION “This book is so good...a bargain, full of riches...packed with fascinating up to date information. I recommend it unreservedly it to individuals, students, and researchers, as well as libraries." --Richard M. Laws, MARINE MAMMALS SCIENCE "...establishes a solid and satisfying foundation for current study and future exploration" --Ronald J. Shusterman, SCIENCE

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  • Author : William F. Perrin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 1352 pages
  • ISBN : 9780080919935
  • Rating : 5/5 from 3 reviews
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Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals
  • Author : William F. Perrin,Bernd Würsig,J.G.M. Thewissen
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 26 February 2009
GET THIS BOOKEncyclopedia of Marine Mammals

This thorough revision of the classic Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals brings this authoritative book right up-to-date. Articles describe every species in detail, based on the very latest taxonomy, and a host of biological, ecological and sociological aspects relating to marine mammals. The latest information on the biology, ecology, anatomy, behavior and interactions with man is provided by a cast of expert authors – all presented in such detail and clarity to support both marine mammal specialists and the serious naturalist. Fully

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals
  • Author : W. F. Perrin
  • Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
  • Release : 05 February 2002
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Includes articles devoted to wide range of topics -- from the specific behavior and physiology of cetaceans and pinnipeds, to ecology, population biology, human effects and interaction, and research methodology.

Marine Mammals of the World: A Comprehensive Guide to Their Identification

Marine Mammals of the World: A Comprehensive Guide to Their Identification
  • Author : Thomas A. Jefferson,Marc A. Webber,Robert L. Pitman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 August 2011
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With coverage on all the marine mammals of the world, authors Jefferson, Webber, and Pitman have created a user-friendly guide to identify marine mammals alive in nature (at sea or on the beach), dead specimens “in hand , and also to identify marine mammals based on features of the skull. This handy guide provides marine biologists and interested lay people with detailed descriptions of diagnostic features, illustrations of external appearance, beautiful photographs, dichotomous keys, and more. Full color illustrations and vivid

Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises
  • Author : Eric Hoyt
  • Publisher : Firefly Books
  • Release : 01 October 2017
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In the Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, award-winning author and whale researcher Erich Hoyt takes readers into the field for an intimate encounter with some 90 species of cetaceans that make their homes in the world's oceans. Drawing on decades of firsthand experience and a comprehensive familiarity with the current revolution in cetacean studies, Hoyt provides unique insights into the life histories of these compelling marine mammals. Here are discoveries about cetacean biology and behavior, from the physical differences and

Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences

Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 April 2019
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The oceans cover 70% of the Earth’s surface, and are critical components of Earth’s climate system. This new edition of Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences summarizes the breadth of knowledge about them, providing revised, up to date entries as well coverage of new topics in the field. New and expanded sections include microbial ecology, high latitude systems and the cryosphere, climate and climate change, hydrothermal and cold seep systems. The structure of the work provides a modern presentation of the

The Walking Whales

The Walking Whales
  • Author : J. G. M. Hans Thewissen
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 13 November 2014
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Hans Thewissen, a leading researcher in the field of whale paleontology and anatomy, gives a sweeping first-person account of the discoveries that brought to light the early fossil record of whales. As evidenced in the record, whales evolved from herbivorous forest-dwelling ancestors that resembled tiny deer to carnivorous monsters stalking lakes and rivers and to serpentlike denizens of the coast. Thewissen reports on his discoveries in the wilds of India and Pakistan, weaving a narrative that reveals the day-to-day adventures

Field Guide to Marine Mammals of the Pacific Coast

Field Guide to Marine Mammals of the Pacific Coast
  • Author : Sarah G. Allen,Joseph Mortenson,Sophie Webb
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 01 January 2011
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"This richly illustrated book is more than a field guide, giving the reader insight into the fascinating biology of these animals and the conservation issues they face. Any resident or visitor to the West Coast will love this book and reach for it not only when standing on a bluff looking out to sea, but also when curled in an armchair at home." ---FRANCES GULLAND, The Marine Mammal Center --Book Jacket.

Marine Mammals

Marine Mammals
  • Author : Annalisa Berta,James L. Sumich,Kit M. Kovacs
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 14 December 2005
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Berta and Sumich have succeeded yet again in creating superior marine reading! This book is a succinct yet comprehensive text devoted to the systematics, evolution, morphology, ecology, physiology, and behavior of marine mammals. The first edition, considered the leading text in the field, is required reading for all marine biologists concerned with marine mammals. Revisions include updates of citations, expansion of nearly every chapter and full color photographs. This title continues the tradition by fully expanding and updating nearly all

Alpha, Beta, Gamma... Dead

Alpha, Beta, Gamma... Dead
  • Author : Betty Rowlands
  • Publisher : Severn House Pub Limited
  • Release : 18 May 2022
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When an eminent biblical scholar and archaeologist is found dead and an ancient and priceless document in his possession is discovered to be missing, Sukey Reynolds follows a hunch to track the murderer.

Anatomy of Dolphins

Anatomy of Dolphins
  • Author : Bruno Cozzi,Stefan Huggenberger,Helmut A Oelschläger
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 21 September 2016
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The Anatomy of Dolphins: Insights into Body Structure and Function is a precise, detailed, fully illustrated, descriptive, and functionally oriented text on the anatomy and morphology of dolphins. It focuses on a number of delphinid species, with keynotes on important dolphin-like genera, such as the harbor porpoise. It also serves as a useful complement for expanding trends and emphases in molecular biology and genetics. The authors share their life-long expertise on marine mammals in various disciplines. Written as a team

Marine Mammal Biology

Marine Mammal Biology
  • Author : A. Rus Hoelzel
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 01 April 2009
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This book provides a general introduction to the biology of marine mammals, and an overview of the adaptations that have permitted mammals to succeed in the marine environment. Each chapter, written by experts in their field, will provide an up-to-date review and present the major discoveries and innovations in the field. Important technical advances such as satellite telemetry and time-depth-recorders will be described in boxes.

Marine Mammals

Marine Mammals
  • Author : Randall W. Davis
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 14 November 2019
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This comprehensive book provides new insights into the morphological, metabolic, thermoregulatory, locomotory, diving, sensory, feeding, and sleep adaptations of Cetacea (whales and dolphins), Pinnipedia (seals, sea lions and walrus), Sirenia (manatees and dugongs) and sea otters for an aquatic life. Each chapter reviews the discoveries from previous studies and integrates recent research using new techniques and technology. Readers will gain an understanding of the remarkable adaptations that enable marine mammals to spend all or most of their lives at sea,

Return to the Sea

Return to the Sea
  • Author : Annalisa Berta
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 31 March 2020
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Return to the Sea portrays the life and evolutionary times of marine mammals--from giant whales and sea cows that originated 55 million years ago to the deep-diving elephant seals and clam-eating walruses of modern times. This fascinating account of the origin of various marine-mammal lineages--some extinct, others extant but threatened--is for the nonspecialist. Against a backdrop of geologic time and changing climates and geography, this volume takes evolution as its unifying principle to help us to understand today's diversity of marine

Marine Mammal Research

Marine Mammal Research
  • Author : Timothy J. Ragen
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release : 18 November 2005
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Marine mammal conservation presents a number of challenges for scientists. This work presents an argument about how science, if conducted properly, can provide insights needed to minimise crisis management and implement more anticipatory action.

Marine Mammals of British Columbia

Marine Mammals of British Columbia
  • Author : John K. B. Ford
  • Publisher : Royal British Columbia Museum
  • Release : 18 May 2022
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In Marine Mammals of British Columbia This book includes: more than 100 colour photographs to help identify species and show aspects of behaviour; colour illustrations of all species, showing distinctions between males, females and young; line drawings of skulls; maps showing sightings in BC; pointers on where to find each species and how to identify them at sea; and identification keys for whole animals and skeletal remains. Marine Mammals of British Columbia is an indispensable field guide and reference book for