2 edition of Marine mammals found in the catalog.
Richard John Harrison
Bibliography: p. -184.
|Statement||Richard J. Harrison and Judith E. King.|
|Contributions||King, Judith E.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||192 p. illus. ;|
|Number of Pages||192|
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Clapham, et al. | Apr 2, out of 5 stars Paperback $ $ 65 $ $ $ shipping. Jul 24, · “This is a comprehensive text and critical review of the biology of marine mammals which incorporates, into a single volume, some of the most exciting developments that have taken place in the field over the last 20 years The style and readability of the book are excellent; many times, I found it difficult to put down Cited by: Books shelved as marine-mammals: The Florida Manatee: Biology and Conservation by Roger L.
Reep, The Odyssey of KP2: An Orphan Seal, a Marine Biologist. Marine Mammals of the World. Systematics and Distribution () By Dale W.
Rice This is the standard for taxonomic usage in Marine Mammal Science and a must for every serious marine mammal scientist’s library shelf or pdf collection. Please contact Aaron Barleycorn at [email protected] to place an order for one of the few remaining hard copies, at $ plus shipping.
This book is a succinct yet comprehensive text devoted to the systematics, evolution, morphology, ecology, physiology, and behavior of marine mammals.
The first edition, considered the leading text in the field, is required reading for all marine biologists concerned with marine mammals. Marine Mammals: Evolutionary Biology, Third Edition is a succinct, yet comprehensive text devoted to the systematics, evolution, morphology, ecology, physiology, and behavior of marine mammals.
Earlier editions of this valuable work are considered required reading for all marine biologists concerned with marine mammals, and this text continues that tradition of excellence with updated. Sirenians (manatees and the dugong) are defined using anatomical characters.
The affinities, origin, and diversification of both stem and crown sirenians are reviewed. The evolutionary history of other marine mammals (i.e., marine otters and polar bear) are discussed including the only known wholly extinct order of marine mammals, the desmostylia.
Marine mammal biology studies mammals such as whales, seals, polar bears, etc. that rely on the aquatic ecosystem for their existence. These animals are grouped together as they have a paraphyletic relation or share a common ancestor.
This book is. Marine Mammal Ecotoxicology: Impacts of Multiple Stressors on Population Health provides tactics on how to develop a comprehensive methodology for the study of existing threats to marine mammals.
By presenting a conservation-biology approach and new and emerging technologies, this work helps provide crucial knowledge on the status of marine. Description: The Sperm Whale is the largest of all toothed whales and is the largest toothed animal alive, measuring up to 18 meters (60 ft) long, as well as being the largest known predator ever to exist, apart from the blue whale.
The Sperm Whale's enormous head and distinctive shape, as well as its central role in Herman Melville's Moby-Dick, have led many to describe it as the archetypal. The marine mammals used for the Navy's research and operations are cared for by a full-time staff of veterinarians, veterinarian technicians, and highly trained marine biologists.
The doctors and staff are on call around the clock so that the animals get the care that they need. Description: Adapted to life in the Arctic, it has a number of anatomical and physiological characteristics that differentiate it from other cetaceans. The unmistakable all-white colour, absence of a dorsal fin, and the distinctive protuberance at the front of its head which houses an echolocation organ called the melon.
The National Audubon Society Guide to Marine Mammals of the World describes in fascinating detail all species of the world's whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals and sea lions, manatees, Marine and Sea Otters, and the Polar Bear. Written by a team of experts and featuring more than illustrations, photographs, and maps, this new guide offers more authoritative, up-to-date, and 5/5(1).
Dec 06, · Interest in marine mammals has increased dramatically in the last few decades, as evidenced by the number of books, scientific papers, and conferences devoted to these animals. Nowadays, a conference on marine mammals can attract between one and two thousand scientists from around the world.
This upsurge of interest has resulted in a body of knowledge which, in many cases, 5/5(1). E-BOOK EXCERPT. 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.
About Marine Mammals by Catherine Sill acts as a guide for children all about marine mammals. In this nonfiction children’s book, the authors explains which marine animals are mammals and how they live under water.
These explanations come with detailed illustrations by John Sill that really bring this book to /5. The CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, Third Edition gives a call to action for scientists to experiment with new endeavors to engage and inspire current and future generations to care for marine mammals and the marine environment, and work together to find solutions.
As the most trusted reference for marine mammal conservation medicine. Marine mammals are a fascinating group of animals, and come in a wide variety of sizes and shapes, from the sleek, streamlined, water-dependent dolphins to the furry seals that haul out on the rocky coast.
Learn more about the types of marine mammals below. Apr 02, · The National Audubon Society Guide to Marine Mammals of the World describes in fascinating detail all species of the world's whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals and sea lions, manatees, Marine and Sea Otters, and the Polar Bear.
Organized by the four major groups of marine mammals—marine fissipeds, pinnipeds, cetaceans, and sirenians—the 5/5. Finally, the book discusses environmental problems of the Gulf as they affect marine mammals and considers the conservation and management tools needed to preserve them in their habitats.
The Marine Mammals of the Gulf of Mexico will prove a useful reference for marine biologists. Aug 22, · The book’s primary audience is meant to be marine mammal observers (MMOs) who are employed to look out for (and warn about) whales, dolphins, pinnipeds and other marine mammals during industrial activities that might impact these animals (such as during seismic surveys for oil and gas exploration, or sonar-using naval exercises).Get this from a library!
Guide to marine mammals of the world. [Pieter A Folkens; Randall R Reeves; National Audubon Society.;] -- Covers species of whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, and sea lions. Information about each species covers every aspect of the animal's anatomy, life cycle, and behavior.
The guide delineates.The Marine Mammal Commission is an independent, science-based oversight agency charged by the MMPA to address human impacts on marine mammals and their environments.