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Biology of Marine Mammals

by John E. Reynolds

  • 338 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Smithsonian .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Life Sciences - Biology - Marine Biology,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Mammals,
  • Mammals,
  • Nature : Mammals,
  • Science / Marine Biology,
  • Science : Life Sciences - Zoology - Mammals,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages586
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9809491M
    ISBN 101588342506
    ISBN 109781588342508
    OCLC/WorldCa39654877

    E-BOOK EXCERPT. 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. Dec 14,  · Marine Mammals: Evolutionary Biology, Edition 2 - Ebook written by Annalisa Berta, James L. Sumich, Kit M. Kovacs. 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 Marine Mammals: Evolutionary Biology, Edition 2.

    This book represents an authoritative and up to date account of our understanding of the biology of marine mammals. Although it does include quite a bit of technical detail, the inclusion of simple chapter summaries and numerous explanatory boxes, ensure that it will be accessible to a range of readers from undergraduate biology students to professional marine mammal biologists. Marine Mammals of the World. Systematics and Distribution () By Dale W. Rice This is the standard for taxonomic usage in Marine Mammal Science and a must for every serious marine mammal scientist’s library shelf or pdf collection.. Please contact Aaron Barleycorn at [email protected] to place an order for one of the few remaining hard copies, at $ plus shipping.

    Learn test study biology marine mammals with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of test study biology marine mammals flashcards on Quizlet. About Biology of Marine Mammals. Taking an integrated approach to the biology of marine carnivores, cetaceans, and sirenians, twenty-two prominent researchers compare marine mammals with one another and with terrestrial mammals, providing a framework for fundamental biological and ecological concepts.


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Jul 24,  · [R]eaders will find chapters in this work up to date and comprehensive Rush out and get this book!”—Conservation Biology “I know of no book which covers in comparable detail all the marine mammals, including the sirenia, the sea and marine otters, and the polar botanicusart.com by: May 11,  · "This book represents an authoritative and up to date account of our understanding of the biology of marine mammals.

Although it does include quite a bit of technical detail, the inclusion of simple chapter summaries and numerous explanatory boxes, ensure that it will be accessible to a range of readers from undergraduate biology students to professional marine mammal biologists/5(6). In this chapter, diets of marine mammals are examined as are several of the more obvious structural (i.e., teeth, baleen) and behavioral specializations employed by various marine mammals to capture their prey.

Also briefly examined are the foraging energetics and the anatomy and physiology of digestion. Marine Mammals: Evolutionary Biology, Third Edition is a succinct, yet comprehensive text devoted to the systematics, evolution, morphology, ecology, physiology, and behavior of marine mammals.

Earlier editions of this valuable work are considered required reading for all marine biologists concerned with marine mammals, and this text continues that tradition of excellence with updated.

Get this from a library. Biology of marine mammals. [John Elliott Reynolds; Sentiel A Rommel;] -- "Taking an integrated approach to the biology of marine carnivores, cetaceans, and sirenians, twenty-two prominent researchers compare marine mammals with one another and with terrestrial mammals.

Dec 14,  · Berta and Sumich have succeeded yet again in creating superior marine reading. This book is a succinct yet comprehensive text devoted to the systematics, evolution, morphology, ecology, physiology, and behavior of marine mammals.

The first edition, considered the leading text in the field, is required reading for all marine biologists concerned with marine mammals.4/5(2).

Jul 24,  · “This is a comprehensive text and critical review of the biology of marine mammals which incorporates, into a single volume, some of the most exciting developments that have taken place in the field over the last 20 years The style and readability of the book are excellent; many times, I found it difficult to put downPrice: $ Books shelved as marine-mammals: The Florida Manatee: Biology and Conservation by Roger L.

Reep, The Odyssey of KP2: An Orphan Seal, a Marine Biologist. Taking an integrated approach to the biology of marine carnivores, cetaceans, and sirenians, twenty-two prominent researchers compare marine mammals with one another and with terrestrial mammals, providing a framework for fundamental biology and ecological concepts/5(10).

This book is a succinct yet comprehensive text devoted to the systematics, evolution, morphology, ecology, physiology, and behavior of marine mammals. The first edition, considered the leading text in the field, is required reading for all marine biologists concerned with marine mammals.

Toxicology of Marine Mammals focuses on the effects of natural and introduced toxicants on organs and systems in marine mammals. It provides overviews on health status and contamination, with subsequent chapters devoted to whales, pinnipeds, dolphins, polar bears, manatees, and sea otters.

Dec 06,  · Interest in marine mammals has increased dramatically in the last few decades, as evidenced by the number of books, scientific papers, and conferences devoted to these animals. Nowadays, a conference on marine mammals can attract between one and two thousand scientists from around the world.

This upsurge of interest has resulted in a body of knowledge which, in many cases, 5/5(1). Explore these animals and discover even more about the ocean in this page Marine Biology Unit.

Through stunning photographs, simple experiments, and interactive learning, the goal of this course is for children to explore and gain a greater appreciation for God’s creations of the sea.

Marine mammals are aquatic mammals that rely on the ocean and other marine ecosystems for their existence. They include animals such as seals, whales, manatees, sea otters and polar botanicusart.com do not represent a distinct taxon or systematic grouping, and are unified only by their reliance on the marine environment for feeding.

Marine mammal adaptation to an aquatic lifestyle varies. Berta and Sumich have succeeded yet again in creating superior marine reading.

This book is a succinct yet comprehensive text devoted to the systematics, evolution, morphology, ecology, physiology, and behavior of marine mammals.

Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. MARINE MAMMAL BIOLOGY. We have created several web pages containing fast facts of various marine mammal species.

Click on the links below to view these pages. Dec 14,  · Marine Mammals: Evolutionary Biology, Third Edition is a succinct, yet comprehensive text devoted to the systematics, evolution, morphology, ecology, physiology, and behavior of marine mammals.

Earlier editions of this valuable work are considered required reading for all Author: Annalisa Berta. Jun 23,  · About the Book. Marine Mammals: Evolutionary Biology, Third Edition is a succinct, yet comprehensive text devoted to the systematics, evolution, morphology, ecology, physiology, and behavior of marine mammals.

About this book. Takes an integrated approach to the biology of marine carnivores, cetaceans, and sirenians by comparing them with one another and also with terrestrial mammals, providing a framework for biological and ecological concepts.

Jun 11,  · Review "Biology of Marine Mammals belongs on the shelf of every serious student of marine mammalogy [R]eaders will find chapters in this work up to date and comprehensive Rush out and get this book!"--Conservation Biology "I know of no book which covers in comparable detail all the marine mammals, including the sirenia, the sea and marine otters, and the polar bear.4/5(1).Marine biology is the scientific study of marine life, organisms in the sea.

Given that in biology many phyla, families and genera have some species that live in the sea and others that live on land, marine biology classifies species based on the environment rather than on taxonomy.

A large proportion of all life on Earth lives in the ocean.Marine Mammals: Evolutionary Biology, 3rd Edition is a succinct, yet comprehensive textbook devoted to the evolution, systematics, morphology, physiology, ecology, and behavior of marine mammals.

Earlier editions of this valuable work are considered required reading for all marine biologists concerned with marine mammals, and this ebook continues that tradition of excellence with updated.