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Whales and Dolphins of the World

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine & freshwater mammals,
  • Nature,
  • Animals,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Mammals,
  • Nature / Marine Life,
  • Marine Life,
  • Subjects & Themes - Plants & Animals,
  • Cetacea,
  • Endangered species

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSeapics.com (Photographer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9824045M
    ISBN 100262195194
    ISBN 109780262195195


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Whales and Dolphins of the World is a celebration of the variety (more than 80 species), behavior, and natural history of these remarkable animals. Stunningly illustrated by color photographs, it describes what we know of their lives, including feeding, reproduction, communication, and social structures, and surveys the factors that affect Cited by: 6.

This is an excellent book for referring to about whales, dolphins and porpoises. It tells you about their behaviour, migratory paths and their size compared to a human. There are brilliant illustrations and this is a great comprehensive guide (in a portable size) for anyone interested in these wonderful creatures/5(67).

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Dive deeper into the world of whales and dolphins and learn more about their lives. Facts about whales. Amazing facts about whales, the largest mammals to live on Earth. There are 90 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises, known collectively as "cetaceans". From the enormous blue whale to the tiny vaquita and New Zealand dolphin, you will find information and amazing facts about many of these incredible creatures in our species guide.

Get this from a library. Whales & dolphins of the world. [Mark P Simmonds; ] -- This is a new, redesigned and reformatted edition of a popular title. Whales and dolphins, or cetaceans, have captivated and intrigued humankind for.

Whales & Dolphins of the World book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Introduces cetacea and discusses their uniqueness, be 4/5. Conservation actions in the 21st century --Guiding principles --Marine protected areas --The letter of the law --Research and education --Conclusion: whales and dolphins in a changing world --Marine and riverine habitats of the world's cetaceans --The cetacean species of the world --Bibliography and resources --Facts and figures --Glossary.

This breathtakingly beautiful book brings readers nose-to-nose with all of the world's marine mammals-a comprehensive line-up of remarkable whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, walruses, otters, polar bears, dugongs, and manatees.4/5(19).

“[This book] contains many good illustrations of the majority of extant species of whales, dolphins, and porpoises (cetaceans).

It also provides a general overview of the systematics and evolution of cetaceans as a group and very brief summaries of anatomy, feeding, life history, range, and conservation issues for each species. Handbook of Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the World is the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to these popular mammals.

With nearly 1, accurate color illustrations—complete with detailed annotations pointing out significant field marks—this outstanding book covers all 90 species and every subspecies of cetaceans around the globe.

Whales, Dolphins And Porpoises is an introductory guide that offers enlightening information to 96 species of cetacea, some of which can be spotted on whaling watching tours and expeditions.

The Cultural Lives Of Whales And Dolphins explores the social and cultural aspects of these marine mammals, and provides us with a glimpse into their lives.

Book List. Byrum, Jody. A World Beneath the Waves. Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises. San Diego: SeaWorld Education Department Publication, D'Vincent, Cynthia. Better World Books West via United States: Hardcover, ISBN Publisher: Doubleday, Very good.

Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the World by Baker, Mary L. Special Attributes: Ex-Library. Former Library books. Great condition for a used book. Minimal wear. % Money Back Guarantee. Book4/5(1).

National Audubon Society Guide to Marine Mammals of the World. New York: Alfred A Knopf, Reeves, Randall R. and Stephen Leatherwood. The Sea World Book of Dolphins. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Stonehouse, Bernard.

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Grouped Work ID: fcf-2fcb-1dbbf3-a2ab7af9: Full title: whales dolphins and other marine mammals of the world: Author: shirihai hadoram: Grouping Category. For beginners and established enthusiasts alike the Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Whales Dolphins and Porpoises explains where in the world to look for cetaceans how to find them how to tell one.

Dolphins, Porpoises and Whales of the World: The IUCN Red Data Book International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources IUCN, - Science - pagesReviews: 1. Humans aside, dolphins, whales, and porpoises are often considered to be the smartest creatures on Earth.

Science and nature buffs are drawn to stories of their use of tools, their self-recognition, their beautiful and complex songs, and their intricate societies. But how do we know what we know, and what does it mean. In Deep Thinkers, renowned cetacean biologist Janet Mann. Buy Whales and Dolphins (): Cetacean World Guide: NHBS - Ralf Kiefner, IKAN Unterwasserarchiv.

Whales and Dolphins of the World is a celebration of the variety (more than 80 species), behavior, and natural history of these remarkable animals. Stunningly illustrated by color photographs, it describes what we know of their lives, including feeding, reproduction, communication, and social structures, and surveys the factors that affect.

Whales and Dolphins are wonderful I was never a fan of dolphins and whales but I bought this book just for a change. Once I had read it I was the biggest fan of whales and dolphins you could imagine.

I rate this book out of It is the best book I have ever read in my life. I have read this 5 times already and I've only had it for one week. Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises California library reprint series Volume 1 of International Symposium on Cetacean Research Library reprint series: Authors: Kenneth Stafford Norris, American Institute of Biological Sciences: Editor: Kenneth Stafford Norris: Edition: reprint: Publisher: University of California Press, ISBN: Buy Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises By Edited by Michael Bryden, in Very Good condition.

Our cheap used books come with free delivery in Australia. ISBN:. "One of the most attractive, well-produced and comprehensive guides ever published Whales, Dolphins and Seals is a tour de force for authors Hadoram Shirihai and artist Brett Jarrett. The lavishly illustrated paperback is a delight, with Jarrett's exquisitely crafted paintings, copious colour photographs and a text that is well laid out and highly informative.

Request PDF | Whales and Dolphins of the World. | This book contains a straight-forward and up-to-date account of cetacean biology and their conservation and many photographs.

This breathtakingly beautiful book brings readers nose-to-nose with all of the worlds marine mammals-a comprehensive line-up of remarkable whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, walruses, otters, polar bears, dugongs, and manatees%(). While entanglement in fishing gear is an obvious threat to dolphins, whales, and other marine mammals, a more insidious and potentially more catastrophic danger, is the destruction of their food web.

The worldwide collapse of fisheries is well documented, and. Review: This book is filled with information about whales, dolphins and other water mammals. It has many great pictures and is set up very well. Summary: This book has a page on different types of whales, dolphins, and other mammals that live underwater.

It gives facts about what they look like, what they eat, where they live and many other things.4/5(1). Transient orca populations in Russian waters are going to be added to the country’s Red Data Book of endangered species, giving them further much needed protection from live captures.

However uncertain the future looks for captive whales and dolphins around the world, WDC will be working tirelessly to end the demand for dolphin shows and will. Dramatic, ready-to-color renderings of over 40 seagoing and freshwater mammals, including the bottlenose dolphin, Irrawaddy dolphin, Amazon dolphin, northern bottlenose whale, sperm whale, blue whale, killer whale, and astonishing ivory tusked narwhal.

Full-color illustrations on covers. Fact-filled captions. Seeing whales and dolphins in the wild, where they belong, can be an exhilarating, moving and even life-changing experience.

“Over the past 25 years or so, I have been privileged to see whales and dolphins - and let’s not forget porpoises. - all over the world.

Highlights include meeting blue whales, sperm whales and spinner dolphins off Sri Lanka; orcas off Vancouver. Underwater, get eye-to-eye with dolphins and whales in our two exclusive viewing pods.

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You won’t be watching whales from a fishing boat. The Sea World book of dolphins. San Diego, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c p. Describes the evolution, physical characteristics, habits, natural environment, and conservation of various types of dolphins.

Especially suitable for younger readers. QLCR44 Research on dolphins. Edited by M. Bryden, Richard Harrison. Games and activities to help kids learn about whales and dolphins. News. Learn about the amazing world of whales and dolphins with our interactive animations and activities. Dolphin Intelligence.

Play a game to find out which whales have baleen and which have teeth. Handbook of Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the World is the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to these popular mammals.

With nearly. THE fASCINATION Of WHALES AND DOLpHINS This book is intended as both a celebration of the whales and dolphins of the world and an introduction to their diversity, biology and conservation.

Human beings have a long-standing fascination with these animals, and we have interacted with them in many different ways over the centuries. The Cultural Lives of Whales and Dolphins by Hal Whitehead and Luke Rendell – review Whitehead’s last book, Sperm Whales: In this limitless water world, a Author: Philip Hoare.

In The Cultural Lives of Whales and Dolphins, Hal Whitehead and Luke Rendell, two of the world’s leading cetacean biologists, make the case for cetacean culture. In fact, they suggest that for. Whales and dolphins are part of a group of marine mammals called cetaceans. Many species within this group are truly amazing, thanks to their sheer size, surprising intelligence, or bizarre adaptations.

Readers of this in-depth volume will learn about these topics and more, including why narwhals fence with their tusks and the role of echolocation in cetacean sea life. Other. A book devoted to the whales, dolphins and porpoises of the world is, therefore, a rare treat and one to be savoured.

This lavishly illustrated volume is a template for excellence in its coverage of this group of mammals.“Whales and Dolphins are wonderful” I was never a fan of dolphins and whales but I bought this book just for a change. Once I had read it I was the biggest fan of whales and dolphins you could imagine.

I rate this book out of It is the best book I have ever read in my life. I have read this 5 times already and I've only had it for.Dolphin is a common name of aquatic mammals within the infraorder term dolphin usually refers to the extant families Delphinidae (the oceanic dolphins), Platanistidae (the Indian river dolphins), Iniidae (the New World river dolphins), and Pontoporiidae (the brackish dolphins), and the extinct Lipotidae (baiji or Chinese river dolphin).

There are 40 extant species named Class: Mammalia.