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Reproduction in whales, dolphins, and porpoises

Reproduction in whales, dolphins, and porpoises

Proceedings of the Conference, Cetacean Reproduction, Estimating Parameters for Stock Assessment and Management, ... of the International Whaling Commission)

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Published by International Whaling Commission .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages495
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8293579M
ISBN 100906975077
ISBN 109780906975077

Get this from a library! Reproductive biology and phylogeny of Cetacea: whales, dolphins, and porpoises. [Debra Lee Miller;]. Book Review: The Cultural Lives of Whales and Dolphins Article (PDF Available) in Frontiers in Marine Science 3 June with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

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. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Report on the Workshop: Reproduction in Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises (Paperbac at the .

Get this from a library! Reproduction in whales, dolphins, and porpoises: proceedings of the Conference, Cetacean Reproduction, Estimating Parameters for Stock Assessment and Management, La Jolla, California, 28 November-7 December [William F Perrin; Robert L Brownell; Douglas P DeMaster; International Whaling Commission.;] -- Over 40 papers arranged under the headings: . Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises by Harrison, Richard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises - .


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Intending to go whale-watching for the first time, this was one of two books I looked at. (The other was "Whales, Dolphins and Seals" by Hadoram Shirihai: see separate review.) This one has pages, describes itself as a "practical field guide" and covers about 80 species of cetacean (whales, oceanic and river dolphins, and porpoises)/5(67).

Understanding reproduction in cetaceans is paramount to our knowledge of dolphins and whales and how they fit into the marine ecosystem they inhabit. Without extensive knowledge of reproductive cycles, it is nearly impossible to manage any species, let alone ones that Cited by: The most authoritative reference guide to every cetacean species and subspecies in the world.

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 5/5(13). Reproduction in whales, dolphins, and porpoises: proceedings of the Conference, Cetacean Reproduction, Estimating Parameters for Stock Assessment and Management, La Jolla, California, 28 November-7 December / edited by William F.

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The Handbook of Marine Mammals series was founded with this in mind and now reaches its conclusion with this sixth and final volume. Within the pages of this classic series, scientists, conservationists and informed layperson alike can find the definitive review of all the world's whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, sea lions, and related.

In the Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, award-winning author and whale researcher Erich Hoyt takes readers into the field for an intimate encounter with some 90 species of cetaceans that make their homes in the world's oceans.

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“[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.

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Over incredible photos, annotations and detailed descriptions highlighting chief characteristics and distinguishing marks will help you to identify different whale, dolphin or porpoise species quickly and easily.5/5(4).

Collectively, whales, dolphins and porpoises are known as cetaceans. Cetacean species are divided into two groups. (1) Baleen whales – these are the “great whales ” and as their name suggests they all have baleen plates that are used to filter their food (which consists of plankton and small species of fish).

Britain's Sea Mammals is the essential field guide to all the sea mammals--whales, dolphins, porpoises, and seals--found in coastal Britain. The book features more than stunning photographs and close to 40 detailed and beautiful illustrations of 34 species of sea mammals, paying special attention to the 14 species most readily seen and most.

Reproduction: Cetaceans. Text reading reference: Chapter Sperm whales. Narwhals. Killer whales. Beaked whales. Reproduction in odontocetes Variation in life history: Dolphins and porpoises: Tortoises and hares.

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I /5. Some whales release a ring of bubbles to corral their prey, and recent research suggests that bowhead whales may live for more than years. Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises, edited by whale biologist Berta, explains the diet, conservation status, and a host of other details for each of the 89 species of cetacea.

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Award-winning author and Whale and Dolphin Conservation Research Fellow Erich Hoyt takes readers into the field for a whale watcher’s eye view of some 90 species of cetaceans that make their homes in the world ocean.