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natural history of whales & dolphins

Peter G. H. Evans

natural history of whales & dolphins

by Peter G. H. Evans

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Published by Academic Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published by Christopher Helm (publishers), 1987.

Statement[by] Peter G.H. Evans.
SeriesMammal series
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14938530M
ISBN 100122442008

  The Lives of Whales and Dolphins book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From one of the world's most renowned scientific institut 4/5. Although there is no shortage of guidebooks that focus on cetacean species, Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises: A Natural History and Species Guide gives homage to the diversity of this taxonomic group through its large page size, ample species-specific illustrations, .

Title: The Natural History of Whales and Dolphins (Natural History Series) Item Condition: used item in a very good condition. Author: Peter G. H. Evans ISBN Publisher: Facts on File ISBN The Natural History of Whales & Dolphins. Facts on File, N. Y. pp. (Chapters on evolution, classification, systematics and zoogeography, distribution, feeding, social organization and behavior, life history, history of whaling, whales and man, past and present.).

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The Lives of Hawai`i’s Dolphins and Whales opens a window into the world of these mysterious creatures with stories and observations from author Robin W. Baird’s work over the last seventeen years. The book includes exceptional full-color photographs of each species, life history descriptions, conservation threats, and maps showing sighting locations and movements of tagged individuals 5/5(13).

The natural history of whales & dolphins User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Evans's objective here is to go a step beyond the many recently published whale and dolphin books that have "delighted the eye and fired the imagination.''.

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises combines highlights from the latest scholarly studies of the nature and behaviour of the worlds whales, dolphins, and porpoises, with a hardworking field guide for use in observing these animals in the wild.

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Open water pods tend to feed mostly on pelagic fish, such as blue whiting, cod fish, and squid. Those found in coastal Atlantic waters feed on mullet, herring, smelt, capelin, catfish, eels, shrimp, and other crustaceans.

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This outstanding new handbook to whales, dolphins and porpoises is the most comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date guide to these popular mammals. With nearly 1, accurate illustrations – complete with detailed annotations pointing out the most significant field marks – this new handbook covers all 90 species and every subspecies in.

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