Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals by William F. Perrin
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Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals
By William F. Perrin

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

2nd Revised edition


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Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals by William F. Perrin

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This thorough revision of the classic first edition 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-awaited 2e remains 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780123735539
ISBN-10: 012373553X
Format: Hardback
(276mm x 216mm x 58mm)
Pages: 1352
Imprint: Academic Press Inc
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 4-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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