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Whales, dolphins, porpoises of the Pacific

Peter Howorth

Whales, dolphins, porpoises of the Pacific

by Peter Howorth

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Published by KC Publications in Las Vegas, Nev .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific Ocean.
    • Subjects:
    • Cetacea -- Pacific Ocean.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Peter C. Howorth ; edited by Mary Lu Moore.
      SeriesShorelines of America series
      ContributionsVan Camp, Mary L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.C4 H67 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2877097M
      ISBN 100916122980
      LC Control Number84081847

      Book Description FIREFLY BOOKS LTD, Canada, Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. 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 their homes in the world's oceans/5(4). 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 their homes in the world's oceans.

      Porpoises and dolphins are both members of the same scientific order, Cetacea. Cetacea includes all whales, which are relatives of dolphins and porpoises. The Pacific White-sided Dolphins is easily recognized as dark above, white below, and possessing a broad-based dorsal fin that is strong re-curved with much white in the “web” and. Within the pages of this classic series, scientists, conservationists and informed layperson alike can find the definitive review of all the world's whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, sea lions, and related species as well as sea otters and sea 6 covers the remaining dolphins and porpoises in a series of 17 chapters, each written.

        Mark has been writing a monthly column in BBC Wildlife magazine since , is Contributing Editor of Wanderlust magazine, and has written more than 50 books on wildlife and conservation, including many about whales. He has been studying, observing and photographing whales, dolphins and porpoises around the world for more than 30 years. show more. Handbook of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises - Ebook written by Mark Carwardine. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Handbook of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises.


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Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises of the Pacific Coast: Alaska to California [Val Kells, Val Kells, Val Kells] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises of the Pacific Coast: Alaska to California. Handbook of Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the World is Whales 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.5/5(36). Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises: of the Eastern North Pacific and Adjacent Arctic Waters, A Guide to Their Identification Paperback – Bargain Price, October 1, by Stephen Leatherwood (Author), Francis A.

Davis (Author) out of 5 stars 4 by: An award-winning author, he has written or co-written 22 books and hundreds of magazine articles on whales, dolphins, as well as the deep sea, ants, insects, wild plants and other subjects. His latest book — an expanded, updated edition of Orca: The Whale Called Killer () — is lav Erich Hoyt has spent much of his life on or near the sea /5(17).

Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The eighty-nine cetacean species that swim our seas /5. 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. Many people dream of seeing whales, dolphins and porpoises in the wild, and a good identification guide is a must for any whale-watching trip.

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The Anatomy of the Spinal Cord of the Pacific Striped Dolphin. The Anatomy of the Spinal Cord. Discussion. Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises: Ed. by Kenneth S. Norris Reviews: 1.

Whale expert Mark Carwardine has been studying, protecting, photographing and taking people to see whales and dolphins all over the world for 30 years, and has written many books on the subject. He presented the weekly half-hour programme Nature on BBC Radio 4 for many years, co-presented the six-part BBC2 series Last Chance to See (and various spin-offs) with Stephen Fry, and co-presented the Reviews: Gray Whale.

Gray whales are a type of baleen whale who make North Pacific waters their home during spring and summer months. Gray whales have the longest migration of any marine mammal, traveling okm (12, miles) round trip on their annual.

Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts is an easy-to-use, panel identification guide to 36 species of cetaceans that occur in the northeastern Atlantic from Nova Scotia to the Caribbean Sea, including the Gulf of Mexico.5/5(2).

Intending to go whale-watching for the first time, this was one of two books I looked at. (The other was "Whales, Dolphins and Seals" by Hadoram Shirihai: see separate review.) This one has pages, describes itself as a "practical field guide" and covers about 80 species of cetacean (whales, oceanic and river dolphins, and porpoises).Reviews: Meet the porpoises.

The porpoise family has seven porpoise species: harbour porpoise; vaquita (critically endangered); Burmeister’s porpoise; spectacled porpoise; Indo-Pacific finless porpoise; narrow-ridged finless porpoise; and Dall’s porpoise (the largest). Porpoises are generally small (less than m long); they live in coastal, offshore and some river habitats.

Whales Dolphins And Porpoises Hardcover Book. The book is in very good pre-owned condition the book cover has some wear. Shipped with USPS Media Mail SKU#BK3. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Shipping and handling. This item will ship to United States, but the seller has not specified shipping Rating: % positive.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to whales, dolphins and porpoises you will find. From the Common Dolphin to the Killer Whale, discover the world's cetaceans. Over incredible photos, annotations and detailed descriptions highlighting chief characteristics and distinguishing marks will help you to identify different.

Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises: A Natural History and Species Guide Annalisa Berta The eighty-nine cetacean species that swim our seas and rivers are as diverse as they are intelligent and elusive, from the hundred-foot-long, two-hundred-ton blue whale to the lesser-known tucuxi, ginkgo-toothed beaked whale, and diminutive, critically.

A guide to whales, dolphins and porpoises ranging from the Common Dolphin to the Killer Whale. It features over photos, annotations and descriptions highlighting chief characteristics and distingu.

The first edition of the widely praised Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, published inled to numerous new marine protected area proposals and a number of notable conservation successes around the world. In this completely revised and expanded second edition, new developments in the Mediterranean, Caribbean and Pacific are described, as well/5(1).

Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises California library reprint series Volume 1 of International Symposium on Cetacean Research Library reprint series: Authors: Kenneth Stafford Norris, American Institute of Biological Sciences: Editor: Kenneth Stafford Norris: Edition: reprint: Publisher: University of California Press, ISBN:.

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 s: Dolphins & Porpoises.

Pacific White-sided Dolphin Lagenorhynchus obliquidens. These acrobats of the sea can be found in groups of over a thousand and are often the highlight of our Monterey whale watching trips. These generally smaller Dolphins (7′) often exhibit behaviors that still dazzle even the boat captains and crew.Dolphins and porpoises are small, toothed whales belonging to a group of marine mammals called cetaceans.

All are protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act and some are also listed under the Endangered Species Act. We work with our partners to study, protect, and conserve these iconic species.