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Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals
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Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

Bernd Würsig, William F. Perrin, J.G.M. Thewissen
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Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

Bernd Würsig, William F. Perrin, J.G.M. Thewissen
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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-awaitedsecond editionremains 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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Publisher
Elsevier Science
Year
2009
ISBN
9780080919935
Topic
Biological Sciences
Subtopic
Marine Biology
Edition
2

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