Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

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Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

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

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Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals
Language: en
Pages: 1352
Authors: William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-02-26 - Publisher: Academic Press

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
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Whales and Dolphins
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Anthony R. Martin, Tony Martin
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Gramercy

Details the evolution, respiration, senses, and behavior of dolphins and whales, and illustrates and describes seventy-six species
Magill's Encyclopedia of Science
Language: en
Pages: 1820
Authors: Carl W. Hoagstrom
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Salem PressInc

Covers various aspects of zoology in four volumes, including the behavior, class, evolution, and physiology of both wild and domestic animals.
The Encyclopedia of Mammals: Dogs, cats, hoofed mammals, and whales
Language: en
Pages: 934
Authors: David Whyte Macdonald
Categories: Mammals
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:

Articles and photographs provide information on mammals from each of the orders, covering anatomy, breeding habits, behavior, migration, evolutionary development, and social organization.
Encyclopedia of Film Themes, Settings and Series
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: Richard B. Armstrong, Mary Willems Armstrong
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-11 - Publisher: McFarland

The first editon was called “the most valuable film reference in several years” by Library Journal. The new edition published in hardcover in 2001 includes more than 670 entries. The current work is a paperback reprint of that edition. Each entry contains a mini-essay that defines the topic, followed by

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