The Resource Encyclopedia of marine mammals, editors, William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen

Encyclopedia of marine mammals, editors, William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen

Label
Encyclopedia of marine mammals
Title
Encyclopedia of marine mammals
Statement of responsibility
editors, William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Organised alphabetically and cross-referenced for quick access, this book covers all aspects of the 125 species of marine mammals
Cataloging source
MT4IT
Dewey number
599.5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL713.2
LC item number
.E53 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
Encyclopedia of marine mammals, editors, William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen
Label
Encyclopedia of marine mammals, editors, William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen
Publication
Note
  • Previous ed.: 2001
  • Illustrations on endpapers
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Cover -- Copyright -- TOC$Contents -- Contents by Subject Area -- Contributors -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Preface to the First Edition -- Guide to the Encyclopedia -- CH$A -- Abundance Estimation -- Aerial Behavior -- Age Estimation -- Aggressive Behavior, Intraspecific -- Albinism -- Amazon River Dolphin (Inia geoffrensis) -- Ambergris -- Anatomical Dissection: Thorax and Abdomen -- Antarctic Fur Seal (Arctocephalus gazella) -- Antarctic Marine Mammals -- Archaeocetes, Archaic -- Arctic Marine Mammals -- Atlantic Spotted Dolphin (Stenella frontalis) -- Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus acutus) -- Australian Sea Lion (Neophoca cinerea) -- Australian Snubfin Dolphin (Orcaella heinsohni) -- Azorean Whaling -- CH$B -- Baculum -- Baiji (Lipotes vexillifer) -- Balance -- Baleen -- Baleen Whales (Mysticetes) -- Barnacles -- Basilosaurids -- Beaked Whales, Overview (Ziphiidae) -- Bearded Seal (Erignathus barbatus) -- Behavior, Overview -- Beluga Whale (Delphinapterus leucas) -- Biogeography -- Blubber -- Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus) -- Bones and Teeth, Histology of -- Bottlenose Whales (Hyperoodon ampullatus and H. planifrons) -- Bowhead Whale (Balaena mysticetus) -- Bow-Riding -- Brain -- Brain Size Evolution -- Breathing -- Breeding Sites -- Bryde's Whales (Balaenoptera edeni/B. brydei) -- Burmeister's Porpoise (Phocoena spinipinnis) -- Bycatch -- CH$C -- California, Galapagos, and Japanese Sea Lions (Zalophus californianus, Z. wollebaeki, and Z. japonicus) -- Callosities -- Captive Breeding -- Captivity -- Caspian and Baikal Seals (Pusa caspica and Pusa sibirica) -- Cephalorhynchus Dolphins (C. heavisidii, C. eutropia, C. hectori, and C. commersonii) -- Cetacean Ecology -- Cetacean Evolution -- Cetacean Fossil Record -- Cetacean Life History -- Cetacean Prenatal Development -- Circulatory System -- Classification (Overall) -- Climate Change -- Clymene Dolphin (Stenella clymene) -- Coloration -- Common Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) -- Common Dolphins (Delphinus delphis and D. capensis) -- Communication in Marine Mammals -- Competition with Fisheries -- Conservation Efforts -- Crabeater Seal (Lobodon carcinophaga) -- Culture in Whales and Dolphins -- Cuvier's Beaked Whale (Ziphius cavirostris) -- CH$D -- Dall's Porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli) -- Delphinids, Overview -- Dental Morphology, Evolution of -- Desmostylia -- Dialects -- Diet -- Distribution -- Diving Behavior -- Diving Physiology -- Dugong (Dugong dugon) -- Dusky Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus) -- CH$E -- Eared Seals (Otariidae) -- Earless Seals (Phocidae) -- Echolocation -- Ecological Effects of Marine Mammals -- Ecology, Overview -- Elephant Seals (Mirounga angustirostris and M. leonina) -- Endangered Species and Populations -- Endocrine Systems -- Energetics -- Entrapment and Entanglement -- Estrus and Estrous Behavior -- Ethics and Marine Mammals -- Extinctions, Specific -- CH$F -- False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens) -- Feeding Morphology -- Feeding Strategies and Tactics -- Female Reproductive Systems -- Filter Feeding -- Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) --T$
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Dimensions
28 cm.
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Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxxiv, 1316 p.
Isbn
9780123735539
Isbn Type
(Cloth)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)499121548

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