Marine Mammals of the World A Comprehensive Guide to Their Identification

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 photographs of every living marine mammal species are incorporated, as well as comprehendible maps showing a range of information. For readers who desire further consultation, authors have included a list of literature references at the end of each species account. For an enhanced understanding of habitation, this guide also includes recognizable geographic forms described separately with colorful paintings and photographs. All of these essential tools provided make Marine Mammals of the World the most detailed and authoritative guide available! * Contains superb photographs of every species of marine mammal for accurate identification * Authors’ collective experience adds up to 80 years, and have seen nearly all of the species and distinctive geographic forms described in the guide * Provides the most detailed and anatomically accurate illustrations currently available * Special emphasis is placed on the identification of species in “problem groups, such as the beaked whales, long-beaked oceanic dolphin, and southern fur seals * Includes a detailed list of sources for more information at the back of the book.

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  • Author : Thomas A. Jefferson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 592 pages
  • ISBN : 0080557848
  • Rating : 5/5 from 3 reviews
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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
GET THIS BOOKMarine Mammals of the World: A Comprehensive Guide to Their Identification

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

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 29 May 2022
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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

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  • Publisher : Severn House Pub Limited
  • Release : 29 May 2022
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  • Author : Ronald M. Nowak,Ernest Pillsbury Walker
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release : 28 May 2003
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 26 February 2009
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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

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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 12 August 2010
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  • 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.

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  • Author : Thomas A. Jefferson,Stephen Leatherwood,Marc A. Webber,Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Staff,Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 29 May 1993
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Identification guide to marine mammals and to cetaceans, seals, and sirenians found in fresh water.

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  • Author : Annalisa Berta
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release : 02 October 2017
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  • Publisher : Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated
  • Release : 29 May 2022
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  • Author : Annalisa Berta
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 31 March 2020
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