Marine Mammal Biology by A. Rus Hoelzel
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Marine Mammal Biology
By A. Rus Hoelzel

Marine Mammal Biology

An Evolutionary Approach

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Marine Mammal Biology by A. Rus Hoelzel

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This work provides a general introduction to the biology of marine mammals, and an overview of the adaptations that have permitted mammals to succeed in the marine environment. Each chapter, written by experts in their field, offers an up-to-date review and presents the major discoveries and innovations in the field. Important technical advances such as satellite telemetry and time-depth-recorders are described in boxes.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780632052325
ISBN-10: 0632052325
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 188mm x 23mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Blackwell Science Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - A. Rus Hoelzel

Rus Hoelzel is a molecular ecologist who has studies marine mammal populations for over 20 years, including work in the field with various species in North America, South America, Europe, Africa and the South Atlantic. Currently at the University of Durham, he has also worked at Cambridge University, Imperial College and the US National Cancer Institute. He has edited four other books and is editor-in-chief of the journal Conservation Genetics. His research interests include conservation and population genetics, evolution, behavioural ecology and feeding ecology. His work with marine mammals has included studies on vocal behaviour, feeding ecology, reproductive strategy, population genetic structure and the impact of population bottlenecks on genetic diversity.

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