1 edition of Marine mammals species accounts. found in the catalog.
Marine mammals species accounts.
|Contributions||Alaska. Division of Game.|
|LC Classifications||QL719.A4 M37 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||132 p. in various pagings :|
|Number of Pages||132|
|LC Control Number||84622667|
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Between anda sixth of marine mammal species have suffered a mass die-off caused by an infectious disease. Reports of disease-induced mass die-offs in marine mammals.
Marine Mammals of the World. Systematics and Distribution () By Dale W. Rice This is the standard for taxonomic usage in Marine Mammal Science and a must for every serious marine mammal scientist’s library shelf or pdf collection. Please contact Aaron Barleycorn at [email protected] to place an order for one of the few remaining hard copies, at $ plus shipping.
Interest in marine mammals has increased dramatically in the last few decades, as evidenced by the number of books, scientific papers, and conferences devoted to these animals. Nowadays, a conference on marine mammals can attract between one and two thousand scientists from around the world.
This upsurge of interest has resulted in a body of knowledge which, in many cases, 5/5(1). * Contains superb photographs of every species of marine mammal for accurate identification * Authors’ collective experience adds up to 80 years, and have seen nearly all of the species and distinctive geographic forms described in the guide * Provides the most detailed and anatomically accurate illustrations currently available * Special emphasis is placed on the identification of species.
Specifically, marine mammals are dying off, and the pace at which they’re doing so is alarming. The article, by Bradley van Paridon, focuses on a study headed by wildlife epidemiologist and immunologist Claire Sanderson.
It suggests that, between andone-sixth of all marine mammal species have experienced a die-off. With coverage on all the marine mammals of the world, authors Jefferson, Webber, and Pitman have created a user-friendly guide to identify marine mammals alive in 5/5(3). The book encompasses cetacean, pinniped, and sirenian species, as well as extinct species, and describes basic biology and taxonomic groupings of marine mammals.
With coverage on all the marine mammals of the world, authors Jefferson, Webber, and Pitman have created a user-friendly guide to identify marine mammals alive in nature (at sea or on the beach), dead specimens “in hand”, and also to identify marine mammals based on features of the skull.
Marine Mammals of the World: A Comprehensive Guide to Their Identification, 2nd Edition | VetBooks by Thomas Jefferson, Marc Webber, Robert Pitman August This new edition of Marine Mammals of the World describes and illustrates newly discovered and.
J.M. Baker, in Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences (Second Edition), Mammals. Marine mammals with restricted coastal distributions are more likely to encounter oil than wide-ranging species moving quickly through an area.
Species at particular risk are those which rely on fur for conservation of body heat (e.g. sea otters). If the fur becomes matted with oil, they rapidly lose body heat and.
Reviews “Handy, [with] rich species accounts A must have for anyone interested in marine mammals!”—The Guardian“For the person who enjoys watching the creatures that inhabit our coastline, the mariner who might travel with pods of whales, or the beachcomber who shares the sand with seals and sea lions, this is a field guide that should be tucked into every day pack or sea bag.”.
fish and marine mammal hearing, and in particular summarises the audiograms that are available for marine species.
Fay, in his book 'Hearing in Vertebrates: a Psychophysics Databook', assembled most of the data available at that time, presenting it in graphical and tabular form with brief comments on it. Much has been written about marine mammals from the eastern North Pacific, but this book is the most up-to-date of its kind, and takes into account the fact that the North Pacific Right Whale is genetically distinct from its North Atlantic cousin, and includes the recently described Perrin's Beaked Whale, which used to be misidentified as the Hector's Beaked Whale in the s: This is the only field guide to provide comprehensive coverage of the mammals of Central America and southeast Mexico.
The fully revised second edition includes 21 new species, as well as updated illustrations and distribution maps. Each species account provides. The book is the result of a need seen by the Marine Mammal Commission for a current summary of the biology and status of ten species of Alaskan marine mammals, including recommendations for research and management.
Selected Marine Mammals of Alaska: Species Accounts with Research and Management Recommendations, PB Full color illustrations and vivid photographs of every living marine mammal species are incorporated, as well as comprehendible maps showing a range of information.
For readers who desire further consultation, authors have included a list of literature references at the end of each species s: 8. Resources for Fishing Southeast Fisheries Permits. The Southeast Regional Office issues federal permits for recreational and commercial fishing in the South Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of.
Whales, Dolphins, and Other Marine Mammals of the World (Princeton Field Guides) by Hadoram Shirihai and Brett Jarrett is the only other reference I've found that includes all the recently described Ziphiid species. Shirihai and Jarrett is formatted as a field guide whereas Jefferson et.
is formated as a reference s: 8. This groundbreaking book from highly respected marine mammal paleontologist Annalisa Berta delves into the story of the extraordinary adaptations that gave the world these amazing animals. The Rise of Marine Mammals reveals remarkable fossil record discoveries that shed light on the origins, relationships, and diversification of marine mammals.
marine mammal species occurring in the Indian. seas. Images captured during sighting cruises are. given for a few species. Maps given in this book. will be useful to infer the occurrence and.
A complete list of all published Mammalian Species Accounts can be downloaded. Bat Research Collection The editors of the Journal of Mammalogy and Mammalian Species have curated a special collection of articles on the biology of bats.W_Alaska_m_mammal Data Set Published / External Western Alaska, Project Completed This data set contains sensitive biological resource data for seals, whales, dolphins, walruses, and Steller sea lions in Western Alaska.
Vector polygons in this data set represent marine mammal distribution and haul-out sites. Species-specific abundance, seasonality, status, life history, and.
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An edition of Selected marine mammals of Alaska. Selected marine mammals of Alaska species accounts with research and management recommendations a current summary of the biology and status of ten.