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Whales, Dolphins, & Porpoises

An Altitude SuperGuide (Altitude Superguides)

by Adrienne Mason

  • 260 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Altitude Publishing (Canada) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine & freshwater mammals,
  • Nature,
  • Animals,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Mammals,
  • Marine Life

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8552407M
    ISBN 101551538016
    ISBN 109781551538013
    OCLC/WorldCa41467507

      Canada's Parliament has passed legislation banning whales, dolphins and porpoises from being bred or held in captivity — a move that was hailed by animal rights activists.. Violations are Author: Amy Held. ASJA Writing Awards Recipient Honorable Mention Best Children's/Young Adult Nonfiction Book Erich Hoyt Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises. In the Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, award-winning author and whale researcher Erich Hoyt takes readers into the field for an intimate encounter with some 90 species of cetaceans that make /5(12).

      For beginners and established enthusiasts alike the Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Whales Dolphins and Porpoises explains where in the world to look for cetaceans how to find them how to tell one. 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.

    Chairman's introduction to First Session of International Symposium on Cetacean Research / L. Harrison Matthews --Comments on the Delphinoidea / F.C. Fraser --Diagnoses and distributions of beaked whales of the genus Mesoplodon known from North American waters / Joseph Curtis Moore --A synopsis of the genus Kogia (pygmy sperm whales) / Charles.   People use the terms dolphins, porpoises, and whales to describe marine mammals belonging to the order Cetacea (from the Greek work ketos, “large sea creature”), and often use them interchangeably. The orca, or killer whale, for example, is actually the largest member of the dolphin family.


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Compared to many dolphins, porpoises grow quickly, breed at an early age and do not live beyond 20 years. For example many female harbour porpoises start breeding before they are three years old, at the same age, bottlenose dolphins are still.

DK Handbook: Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises: The Visual Guide to All the World's Cetaceans (Eyewitness Handbooks) by Mark Carwardine (Dorling Kindersley )() is a wonderful reference book for all the cetaceans in both saltwater and freshwater environments.

I really like the DK Handbooks!/5. Scottish Natural Heritage previously expressed concern about the use of ADDs and their impact on whales, dolphins and porpoises.

It said there was "sound scientific evidence" the devices could. Whaleopedia is a non-profit project conceived and designed by Animal Fund as an educational tool for those who want to learn about the natural history of whales, dolphins and porpoises, known as cetaceans.

We have built Whaleopedia as a free resource. Information on the natural history of these fascinating animals is constantly improving and we [ ]. Get this from a library. Handbook of whales, dolphins, and porpoises of the world.

[Mark Carwardine; Martin Camm; Rebecca Robinson; Toni Llobet] -- The most authoritative reference guide to every cetacean species and subspecies in the world Handbook of Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the World is the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to.

“[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 history, range, and conservation issues for each species.

[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 history, range, and conservation issues for each : Annalisa Berta.

“[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 history, range, and conservation issues for each species/5(3).

ASJA Writing Awards Recipient Honorable Mention Best Children's/Young Adult Nonfiction Book Erich Hoyt Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises. In the Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, award-winning author and whale researcher Erich Hoyt takes readers into the field for an intimate encounter with some 90 species of cetaceans that make.

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. If you want to know anything about whales, dolphins or even porpoises get this book.

It has all the information from an ID Checklist (to ID the animals in the wild) to information about it's diet. YOu can find anything in this book. Great for anyone!5/5(7).