European Whales Dolphins and Porpoises

European Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises: Marine Mammal Conservation in Practice presents an intimate view of the workings of international conservation agreements to protect marine mammals, detailing achievements over the last 25 years, identifying weaknesses and making recommendations that governments, scientists, marine stakeholders and the public can take to improve conservation efforts. The book is written by an experienced marine mammal scientist and award-winning conservationist, providing a unique synthesis on their status, distribution and ecology. In addition, it presents information on various conservation threats, including fisheries by catch, contaminants, noise disturbance, plastic ingestion and climate change. This comprehensive resource will appeal to marine mammal conservationists and researchers, as well as environmental and wildlife practitioners at all levels. Offers an accessible review on how scientists study this challenging group of mammals to gather necessary evidence for conservation action Illustrates, with striking images, all recorded regional species, including distribution maps, key threats and specific research methods Includes contributions from leading scientists, conservationists, and members of government and international bodies, like IWC and UNEP

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  • Author : Peter G. H. Evans
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 322 pages
  • ISBN : 012819054X
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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European Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises

European Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises
  • Author : Peter G. H. Evans
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 04 December 2019
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European Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises: Marine Mammal Conservation in Practice presents an intimate view of the workings of international conservation agreements to protect marine mammals, detailing achievements over the last 25 years, identifying weaknesses and making recommendations that governments, scientists, marine stakeholders and the public can take to improve conservation efforts. The book is written by an experienced marine mammal scientist and award-winning conservationist, providing a unique synthesis on their status, distribution and ecology. In addition, it presents information on various

Europe's Sea Mammals Including the Azores, Madeira, the Canary Islands and Cape Verde

Europe's Sea Mammals Including the Azores, Madeira, the Canary Islands and Cape Verde
  • Author : Robert Still,Hugh Harrop,Luís Dias,Tim Stenton
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 16 July 2019
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A state-of-the-art photographic identification guide to Europe’s whales, dolphins, porpoises and seals This cutting-edge photographic identification guide to Europe’s sea mammals—the only such guide of its kind—covers the 39 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises and 9 species of seals found in the region, which spans the eastern Atlantic from Iceland to Macaronesia, and the Mediterranean, Caspian and Baltic seas. Written and illustrated by a team of professional tour guides with extensive experience presenting the region’s sea

Handbook of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

Handbook of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises
  • Author : Mark Carwardine
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Wildlife
  • Release : 19 November 2019
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Many people dream of seeing whales, dolphins and porpoises in the wild, and a good identification guide is a must for any whale-watching trip. This brand new edition of Mark Carwardine's hugely popular Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises is fully updated with the latest information on cetaceans. It contains a brilliant series of identification illustrations by Martin Camm, covering every species of cetacean in the world. Identification is further aided by comparison plates (grouped by ocean), along with diagrams of dive

Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises

Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises
  • Author : Erich Hoyt
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release : 26 May 2022
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'Erich Hoyt's handbook is an admirable, timely and highly welcome contribution.'Michael Stachowitsch, Marine EcologyWhat does it mean to save the whales if their habitat is left unprotected? Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises is the definitive handbook on this pressing issue and the first to bridge the gap between the disciplines of marine protected areas and cetacean conservation. It launches a new chapter in cetacean conservation with its investigation into the crucial habitat needs and protection requirements

Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises

Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises
  • Author : Annalisa Berta
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 15 October 2015
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The eighty-nine cetacean species that swim our seas and rivers are as diverse as they are intelligent and elusive, from the hundred-foot-long, two-hundred-ton blue whale to the lesser-known tucuxi, ginkgo-toothed beaked whale, and diminutive, critically endangered vaquita. The huge distances these highly migratory creatures cover and the depths they dive mean we catch only the merest glimpses of their lives as they break the surface of the water. But thanks to the marriage of science and technology, we are now

Cetacea

Cetacea
  • Author : Caroline R. Weir,Peter G. H. Evans,Marianne Helene Rasmussen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 26 February 2021
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Preliminary​This volume provides comprehensive overviews of each European cetacean species’ biology including palaeontology, physiology, genetics, reproduction and development, ecology, habitat, diet, mortality and age determination. Their economic significance and management, as well as future challenges for research and conservation are also addressed. Each chapter includes a distribution map, a photograph of the animal and key literature. This authoritative volume of the Handbook of the Mammals of Europe is a timely and detailed compilation of all European cetaceans and will

Europe's Sea Mammals Including the Azores, Madeira, the Canary Islands and Cape Verde

Europe's Sea Mammals Including the Azores, Madeira, the Canary Islands and Cape Verde
  • Author : Robert Still,Hugh Harrop,Luís Dias,Tim Stenton
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 25 June 2019
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A state-of-the-art photographic identification guide to Europe’s whales, dolphins, porpoises and seals This cutting-edge photographic identification guide to Europe’s sea mammals—the only such guide of its kind—covers the 39 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises and 9 species of seals found in the region, which spans the eastern Atlantic from Iceland to Macaronesia, and the Mediterranean, Caspian and Baltic seas. Written and illustrated by a team of professional tour guides with extensive experience presenting the region’s sea

Britain's Sea Mammals

Britain's Sea Mammals
  • Author : Jon Dunn,Robert Still,Hugh Harrop
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 17 January 2014
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Britain's Sea Mammals is the essential field guide to all the sea mammals--whales, dolphins, porpoises, and seals--found in coastal Britain. The book features more than 100 stunning photographs and close to 40 detailed and beautiful illustrations of 34 species of sea mammals, paying special attention to the 14 species most readily seen and most likely to be encountered. Factoring in behavior and locations, introductory chapters look at sea mammal biology and ecology, and how, when, and where these creatures can be spotted. Species accounts

Whales and Dolphins of the European Atlantic

Whales and Dolphins of the European Atlantic
  • Author : Dylan Walker,Graeme Cresswell
  • Publisher : Dylan Walker
  • Release : 26 May 2022
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Fully updated, with new images, revised artwork, and the latest distribution data, this comprehensive photographic guide to whales, dolphins, and porpoises now covers coastal southwest Ireland and the Celtic Sea as well as the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay. Designed for easy use at sea or when watching from land, it covers all 18 regularly seen species and the 13 rarities that have also been recorded. It includes details of status and behavior, as well as introductory sessions to help

Mark Carwardine's Guide To Whale Watching In Britain And Europe

Mark Carwardine's Guide To Whale Watching In Britain And Europe
  • Author : Mark Carwardine
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 25 February 2016
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A new and fully updated edition of this popular title, which is the definitive guide to watching whales, dolphins and porpoises in British and other European waters. A fascinating introduction to whales and whale watching is followed by a detailed field guide with spectacular illustrations, identification and behaviour tips, dive sequences and distribution maps for all the cetaceans of Europe. The final part of the book provides a comprehensive guide to Europe's major whale watching sites, covering 19 countries in all,

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