The Bowhead Whale

The Bowhead Whale: Balaena mysticetus: Biology and Human Interactions covers bowhead biology from their anatomy and behavior, to conservation, distribution, ecology and evolution. The book also discusses the biological and physical aspects of the Arctic ecosystem in which these whales live, with careful attention paid to the dramatic changes taking place. A special section of the book describes the interactions of humans with bowheads in past and present, focusing on their importance to Indigenous communities and the challenges regarding entanglement in fishing gear, industrial noise and ship strikes. This volume brings together the knowledge of bowheads in one place for easy reference for scientists that study the species, marine mammal biologists, but, equally important, for everyone who is interested in the Arctic. Presents the only current book dedicated to this species Includes short, high-impact chapters that make it possible to review all bowhead biology in one compact volume Illustrated with never-before published photos of bowheads in their natural environment Provides a platform for an in-depth understanding of indigenous whaling

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  • Author : J.C. George
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 668 pages
  • ISBN : 0128189703
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Bowhead Whale

The Bowhead Whale
  • Author : J.C. George,J.G.M. 'Hans' Thewissen
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 September 2020
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The Bowhead Whale: Balaena mysticetus: Biology and Human Interactions covers bowhead biology from their anatomy and behavior, to conservation, distribution, ecology and evolution. The book also discusses the biological and physical aspects of the Arctic ecosystem in which these whales live, with careful attention paid to the dramatic changes taking place. A special section of the book describes the interactions of humans with bowheads in past and present, focusing on their importance to Indigenous communities and the challenges regarding entanglement

The Bowhead Whale

The Bowhead Whale
  • Author : John J. Burns
  • Publisher : Allen Press
  • Release : 21 January 1993
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This book is intended to be a cohesive species account of the bowhead whale. Chapters detail the Bering Sea population, evolutionary relationships and classification, anatomy and physiology, behavior, foods and feeding ecology, reproduction, morbidity and mortality, distribution and movement, population size and dynamics, commercial whaling, subsistence whaling, and the influence of man and his activities.

Whale Snow

Whale Snow
  • Author : Chie Sakakibara
  • Publisher : University of Arizona Press
  • Release : 06 October 2020
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As a mythical creature, the whale has been responsible for many transformations in the world. It is an enchanting being that humans have long felt a connection to. In the contemporary environmental imagination, whales are charismatic megafauna feeding our environmentalism and aspirations for a better and more sustainable future. Using multispecies ethnography, Whale Snow explores how everyday the relatedness of the Iñupiat of Arctic Alaska and the bowhead whale forms and transforms “the human” through their encounters with modernity.

Sensory Abilities of Cetaceans

Sensory Abilities of Cetaceans
  • Author : Jeanette A. Thomas,Ronald A. Kastelein
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 11 November 2013
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This book evolved through the efforts of several organizations and the dedication of many individuals. In 1987, we received arequest to propose a workshop topic for the Fifth International Theriological Congress (ITC) to be held in August 1989 in Rome, Italy. After looking up the meaning of the word "theriological" in the dictionary and discovering that it pertains to mammalian behavior, we decided a symposium on sensory abilities of whales and dOlphins would be an interesting topic. The ITC convenes only every

Floating Coast: An Environmental History of the Bering Strait

Floating Coast: An Environmental History of the Bering Strait
  • Author : Bathsheba Demuth
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 20 August 2019
GET THIS BOOKFloating Coast: An Environmental History of the Bering Strait

A groundbreaking exploration of the relationship between capitalism, communism, and Arctic ecology since the dawn of the industrial age. Whales and walruses, caribou and fox, gold and oil: through the stories of these animals and resources, Bathsheba Demuth reveals how people have turned ecological wealth in a remote region into economic growth and state power for more than 150 years. The first-ever comprehensive history of Beringia, the Arctic land and waters stretching from Russia to Canada, Floating Coast breaks away from