Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals
William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen
Academic Press, Feb 26, 2009 - Science - 1352 pages
This thorough revision of the classic Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals 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 second edition remains at the forefront as the go-to reference on marine mammals.
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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I worship this book! Its amazing and a must for marine mammal fanatics. Contains all you need to know, is written my many researchers and includes references for further reading. Read full review
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