Marine Mammals of the World

Written By Thomas A. Jefferson
Marine Mammals of the World
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 July 2015
  • ISBN : 0124095925
  • Pages : 616 pages
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Download or read book entitled Marine Mammals of the World by author: Thomas A. Jefferson which was release on 28 July 2015 and published by Academic Press with total page 616 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. This new edition of Marine Mammals of the World describes and illustrates newly discovered and rarely photographed species, making it the most comprehensive and up-to-date identification guide available. This edition continues to meet the research-focused needs of marine biologists and conservation biologists by providing a tremendous influx of new photos, taking advantage of advances in digital and auto-focusing photography, and the emergence of marine mammal studies and "whalewatching" around the world. The book encompasses cetacean, pinniped, and sirenian species, as well as extinct species, and describes basic biology and taxonomic groupings of marine mammals. Contains superb photographs of every species of marine mammal for accurate identification Authors possess nearly 80 years of collective experience with almost all of the species and distinctive geographic forms described in the guide Provides the most detailed and anatomically accurate illustrations currently available, including more than 750 new illustrations Special emphasis is placed on the identification of species in "problem groups," such as the beaked whales, long-beaked oceanic dolphins, and southern fur seals Includes a detailed list of sources for more information Contains updated taxonomy including four new species

Marine Mammals of the World

Marine Mammals of the World
  • Author : Thomas A. Jefferson,Marc A. Webber,Robert L. Pitman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-07-28
  • Total pages : 616
  • ISBN : 0124095925
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Summary : This new edition of Marine Mammals of the World describes and illustrates newly discovered and rarely photographed species, making it the most comprehensive and up-to-date identification guide available. This edition continues to meet the research-focused needs of marine biologists and conservation biologists by providing a tremendous influx of new photos, ...

National Audubon Society Guide to Marine Mammals of the World

National Audubon Society Guide to Marine Mammals of the World
  • Author : Randall R. Reeves,National Audubon Society
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 527
  • ISBN : 0124095925
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Summary : More than five hundred illustrations, paintings, and maps capturing 120 species of whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, and sea lions are accompanied by information on each species....

Marine Mammals of the World

Marine Mammals of the World
  • Author : Dale W. Rice
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 231
  • ISBN : 0124095925
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Summary : Read online Marine Mammals of the World written by Dale W. Rice, published by which was released on 1998. Download full Marine Mammals of the World Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Walker s Marine Mammals of the World

Walker s Marine Mammals of the World
  • Author : Ronald M. Nowak,Ernest Pillsbury Walker
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2003-05-28
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0124095925
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Summary : Marine mammals are among the most fascinating and most watched of Earth's many animal species, particularly for their many adaptations for life in and around the water and their unique methods of communication. This comprehensive guide to the order is for experts and enthusiasts alike....

Whales Dolphins and Other Marine Mammals of the World

Whales  Dolphins  and Other Marine Mammals of the World
  • Author : Hadoram Shirihai
  • Publisher : Princeton Field Guides
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0124095925
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Summary : Presents full-color photographs and illustrations of a wide variety of whales, dolphins, and other marine mammals around the world; and contains information on their habitats, physical characteristics, and behaviors....

Marine Mammals of the World

Marine Mammals of the World
  • 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 Date : 1993
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0124095925
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Summary : Identification guide to marine mammals and to cetaceans, seals, and sirenians found in fresh water....

Handbook of Marine Mammals

Handbook of Marine Mammals
  • Author : Sam H. Ridgway,Richard Harrison,Richard John Harrison
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 1998-10-07
  • Total pages : 486
  • ISBN : 0124095925
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Summary : Twenty-three separate papers, each describing a single species....

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals
  • Author : Bernd Würsig,J.G.M. Thewissen,Kit M. Kovacs
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-11-27
  • Total pages : 1190
  • ISBN : 0124095925
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Summary : The Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, Third Edition covers the ecology, behavior, conservation, evolution, form and function of whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, manatees, dugongs, otters and polar bears. This edition provides new content on anthropogenic concerns, latest information on emerging threats such as ocean noise, and impacts of climate change. ...

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals
  • Author : W. F. Perrin
  • Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
  • Release Date : 2002-02-05
  • Total pages : 1414
  • ISBN : 0124095925
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Summary : 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....

The Marine Mammals of the Gulf of Mexico

The Marine Mammals of the Gulf of Mexico
  • Author : Bernd G. Würsig,Thomas A. Jefferson,David J. Schmidly,Larry Foster
  • Publisher : Texas A & M University Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 0124095925
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Summary : Given in honor of District Governor Hugh Summers and Mrs. Ahnise Summers by the Rotary Club of Aggieland with matching support from the Sara and John H. Lindsey '44 Fund, Texas A & M University Press, 2004....

Biology of Marine Mammals

Biology of Marine Mammals
  • Author : John E. Reynolds
  • Publisher : Smithsonian
  • Release Date : 2007-08-01
  • Total pages : 586
  • ISBN : 0124095925
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Summary : Taking an integrated approach to the biology of marine carnivores, cetaceans, and sirenians, twenty-two prominent researchers compare marine mammals with one another and with terrestrial mammals, providing a framework for fundamental biological and ecological concepts. They describe functional morphology, sensory systems, energetics, reproduction, communication and cognition, behavior, distribution, population biology, ...

Whales Dolphins and Seals

Whales  Dolphins and Seals
  • Author : Brett Jarrett,Hadoram Shirihai
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Wildlife
  • Release Date : 2019-02-21
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0124095925
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Summary : This is a complete field guide to the world's marine mammals. It covers the field identification - including geographical, sex and age variations - of all the whales, dolphins, seals and sea cows, plus the Walrus, Polar Bear and marine otters....

The Rise of Marine Mammals

The Rise of Marine Mammals
  • Author : Annalisa Berta
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2017-10-02
  • Total pages : 198
  • ISBN : 0124095925
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Summary : Setting the stage : rocks, fossils and evolution -- The oldest marine mammals : whales and sea cows -- Later diverging whales : Neoceti -- Aquatic carnivores : pinnipeds and a bear-like carnivoran -- Crown sirenians and their desmostylian relatives -- Aquatic sloths and recent occupants of the sea-sea otters and polar bears -- ...

Marine Mammal Welfare

Marine Mammal Welfare
  • Author : Andy Butterworth
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-06-19
  • Total pages : 625
  • ISBN : 0124095925
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Summary : Marine mammals attract human interest – sometimes this interest is benign or positive – whale watching, conservation programmes for whales, seals, otters, and efforts to clear beaches of marine debris are seen as proactive steps to support these animals. However, there are many forces operating to affect adversely the lives of whales, ...

An Updated World Review of Interactions Between Marine Mammals and Fisheries

An Updated World Review of Interactions Between Marine Mammals and Fisheries
  • Author : Simon P. Northridge
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Total pages : 58
  • ISBN : 0124095925
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Summary : Recent information on marine mammal - fishery interactions is reviewed. A species by species approach is taken for each of the major marine fishing areas of the world. Most recent studies have been devoted to the accidental entanglement or mortality of marine mammals in fishing operations. Several species or populations ...