A brief introduction to the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of various species of whales and dolphins.
|Statement||by Anton Ericson.|
|LC Classifications||QL737.C4 E484 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2001048331|
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. “[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 . 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 and dolphins. [Susanna Davidson; John Woodcock] -- Explains the differences and similarities between whales and dolphins, describes their various physicial characteristics, and provides Internet sites for further research.
Get this from a library! Whales and dolphins. [Robin Kerrod; Michael Bright] -- Photographs and text provide information about whales and dolphins, discussing their physical characteristics, anatomy, feeding habits, social life, behaviors, and other related topics. “There are few environments that are more hostile and present more of a challenge to mammals than the ocean. This is precisely why, Whitehead and Rendell argue in their new book The Cultural Lives of Whales and Dolphins, just like us, knowledge is also a vital currency for these marine mammalsAt times it is a humorous journey through aspects of human behaviour and ‘decision making. Let's learn about whales and dolphins! Things are pretty upended right now so we are here to help! Whether you are turning to homeschooling, you are a teacher looking for material, or you just need something to entertain yourself and your kids, check out our educational material to help all ages learn more about whales and dolphins! Dive into the world of cetaceans in this short film inspired by ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WHALES, DOLPHINS & PORPOISES, the new book from Erich Hoyt. Praise for ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WHALES, DOLPHINS & PORPOISES.
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: Whales and Dolphins book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Originally published: London: Usborne, /5. 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. Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises includes: detailed profiles of 90 current species of cetaceans a report on the newly discovered species in the genus Berardius, a small black form related to the Baird's beaked whale fascinating sidebars that bring to life cetacean society and culture an enlightening discussion of the differences.