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


  • Author : Thomas A. Jefferson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-08-29
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN 10 : 9780080557847

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

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.

Marine Mammals of the World Book

Marine Mammals of the World


  • Author : Thomas A. Jefferson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-07-28
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 616
  • ISBN 10 : 9780124095922

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Marine Mammals of the World Book Description :

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

Walker s Marine Mammals of the World Book
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Walker s Marine Mammals of the World


  • Author : Ronald M. Nowak
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2003-05-28
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 0801873436

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Walker s Marine Mammals of the World Book Description :

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.

National Audubon Society Guide to Marine Mammals of the World Book
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National Audubon Society Guide to Marine Mammals of the World


  • Author : Randall R. Reeves
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 527
  • ISBN 10 : UCSD:31822031427487

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National Audubon Society Guide to Marine Mammals of the World Book Description :

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.

Whales  Dolphins  and Other Marine Mammals of the World Book
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Whales Dolphins and Other Marine Mammals of the World


  • Author : Hadoram Shirihai
  • Publisher : Princeton Field Guides
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:49015003153765

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Whales Dolphins and Other Marine Mammals of the World Book Description :

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 Book

Marine Mammals of the World


  • Author : Dale W. Rice
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Marine mammals
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN 10 : UCSD:31822031294770

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Alpha  Beta  Gamma    Dead Book

Alpha Beta Gamma Dead


  • Author : Betty Rowlands
  • Publisher : Severn House Pub Limited
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 334
  • ISBN 10 : 0727877291

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Alpha Beta Gamma Dead Book Description :

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.

Marine Mammals of the World Book

Marine Mammals of the World


  • Author : Thomas A. Jefferson
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9251032920

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Marine Mammals of the World Book Description :

Identification guide to marine mammals and to cetaceans, seals, and sirenians found in fresh water.

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals Book
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Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals


  • Author : William F. Perrin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2009-02-26
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 1352
  • ISBN 10 : 0080919936

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Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals Book Description :

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

Walker s Marine Mammals of the World Book

Walker s Marine Mammals of the World


  • Author : Ronald M. Nowak
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2003-05-28
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 0801873436

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Walker s Marine Mammals of the World Book Description :

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.

The Marine Mammals of the Gulf of Mexico Book

The Marine Mammals of the Gulf of Mexico


  • Author : Bernd G. Würsig
  • Publisher : Texas A & M University Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : UCSD:31822028341998

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The Marine Mammals of the Gulf of Mexico Book Description :

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.

Handbook of Marine Mammals Book

Handbook of Marine Mammals


  • Author : Sam H. Ridgway
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 1981
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 486
  • ISBN 10 : 0125885067

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Handbook of Marine Mammals Book Description :

Twenty-three separate papers, each describing a single species.