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The Resource Encyclopedia of marine mammals, editors, William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J. G. M. Thewissen, (electronic resource)

Encyclopedia of marine mammals, editors, William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J. G. M. Thewissen, (electronic resource)

Label
Encyclopedia of marine mammals
Title
Encyclopedia of marine mammals
Statement of responsibility
editors, William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J. G. M. Thewissen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes every marine mammal species in detail, based on the very latest taxonomy, including a host of biological, ecological and sociological aspects relating to marine mammals
Cataloging source
N$T
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL713.2
LC item number
.E53 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Perrin, William F
  • Würsig, Bernd G
  • Thewissen, J. G. M
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marine mammals
  • SCIENCE
  • NATURE
  • Marine mammals
Label
Encyclopedia of marine mammals, editors, William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J. G. M. Thewissen, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contents by Subject Area -- Contributors -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Preface to the First Edition -- Guide to the Encyclopedia -- A -- Abundance Estimation -- Aerial Behavior -- Age Estimation -- Aggressive Behavior, Intraspecific -- Albinism -- Amazon River Dolphin (Inia geoffrensis) -- Ambergris -- Anatomical Dissection: Thorax and Abdomen -- Antarctic Fur Seal (Arctocephalus gazella) -- Antarctic Marine Mammals -- Archaeocetes, Archaic -- Arctic Marine Mammals -- Atlantic Spotted Dolphin (Stenella frontalis) -- Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus acutus) -- Australian Sea Lion (Neophoca cinerea) -- Australian Snubfin Dolphin (Orcaella heinsohni) -- Azorean Whaling -- B -- Baculum -- Baiji (Lipotes vexillifer) -- Balance -- Baleen -- Baleen Whales (Mysticetes) -- Barnacles -- Basilosaurids -- Beaked Whales, Overview (Ziphiidae) -- Bearded Seal (Erignathus barbatus) -- Behavior, Overview -- Beluga Whale (Delphinapterus leucas) -- Biogeography -- Blubber -- Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus) -- Bones and Teeth, Histology of -- Bottlenose Whales (Hyperoodon ampullatus and H. planifrons) -- Bowhead Whale (Balaena mysticetus) -- Bow-Riding -- Brain -- Brain Size Evolution -- Breathing -- Breeding Sites -- Bryde's Whales (Balaenoptera edeni/B. brydei) -- Burmeister's Porpoise (Phocoena spinipinnis) -- Bycatch -- C -- California, Galapagos, and Japanese Sea Lions (Zalophus californianus, Z. wollebaeki, and Z. japonicus) -- Callosities -- Captive Breeding -- Captivity -- Caspian and Baikal Seals (Pusa caspica and Pusa sibirica) -- Cephalorhynchus Dolphins (C. heavisidii, C. eutropia, C. hectori, and C. commersonii) -- Cetacean Ecology -- Cetacean Evolution -- Cetacean Fossil Record -- Cetacean Life History -- Cetacean Prenatal Development -- Circulatory System -- Classification (Overall) -- Climate Change -- Clymene Dolphin (Stenella clymene) -- Coloration -- Common Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) -- Common Dolphins (Delphinus delphis and D. capensis) -- Communication in Marine Mammals -- Competition with Fisheries -- Conservation Efforts -- Crabeater Seal (Lobodon carcinophaga) -- Culture in Whales and Dolphins -- Cuvier's Beaked Whale (Ziphius cavirostris) -- D -- Dall's Porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli) -- Delphinids, Overview -- Dental Morphology, Evolution of -- Desmostylia -- Dialects -- Diet -- Distribution -- Diving Behavior -- Diving Physiology -- Dugong (Dugong dugon) -- Dusky Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus) -- E -- Eared Seals (Otariidae) -- Earless Seals (Phocidae) -- Echolocation -- Ecological Effects of Marine Mammals -- Ecology, Overview -- Elephant Seals (Mirounga angustirostris and M. leonina) -- Endangered Species and Populations -- Endocrine Systems -- Energetics -- Entrapment and Entanglement -- Estrus and Estrous Behavior -- Ethics and Marine Mammals -- Extinctions, Specific -- F -- False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens) -- Feeding Morphology -- Feeding Strategies and Tactics -- Female Reproductive Systems -- Filter Feeding -- Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) --T$
Control code
316226747
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiv, 1316 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080919935
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
LIBRARY COPY INCLUDES UNLIMITED USER PERPETUAL ACCESS TO EBOOK
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)316226747
Label
Encyclopedia of marine mammals, editors, William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J. G. M. Thewissen, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contents by Subject Area -- Contributors -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Preface to the First Edition -- Guide to the Encyclopedia -- A -- Abundance Estimation -- Aerial Behavior -- Age Estimation -- Aggressive Behavior, Intraspecific -- Albinism -- Amazon River Dolphin (Inia geoffrensis) -- Ambergris -- Anatomical Dissection: Thorax and Abdomen -- Antarctic Fur Seal (Arctocephalus gazella) -- Antarctic Marine Mammals -- Archaeocetes, Archaic -- Arctic Marine Mammals -- Atlantic Spotted Dolphin (Stenella frontalis) -- Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus acutus) -- Australian Sea Lion (Neophoca cinerea) -- Australian Snubfin Dolphin (Orcaella heinsohni) -- Azorean Whaling -- B -- Baculum -- Baiji (Lipotes vexillifer) -- Balance -- Baleen -- Baleen Whales (Mysticetes) -- Barnacles -- Basilosaurids -- Beaked Whales, Overview (Ziphiidae) -- Bearded Seal (Erignathus barbatus) -- Behavior, Overview -- Beluga Whale (Delphinapterus leucas) -- Biogeography -- Blubber -- Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus) -- Bones and Teeth, Histology of -- Bottlenose Whales (Hyperoodon ampullatus and H. planifrons) -- Bowhead Whale (Balaena mysticetus) -- Bow-Riding -- Brain -- Brain Size Evolution -- Breathing -- Breeding Sites -- Bryde's Whales (Balaenoptera edeni/B. brydei) -- Burmeister's Porpoise (Phocoena spinipinnis) -- Bycatch -- C -- California, Galapagos, and Japanese Sea Lions (Zalophus californianus, Z. wollebaeki, and Z. japonicus) -- Callosities -- Captive Breeding -- Captivity -- Caspian and Baikal Seals (Pusa caspica and Pusa sibirica) -- Cephalorhynchus Dolphins (C. heavisidii, C. eutropia, C. hectori, and C. commersonii) -- Cetacean Ecology -- Cetacean Evolution -- Cetacean Fossil Record -- Cetacean Life History -- Cetacean Prenatal Development -- Circulatory System -- Classification (Overall) -- Climate Change -- Clymene Dolphin (Stenella clymene) -- Coloration -- Common Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) -- Common Dolphins (Delphinus delphis and D. capensis) -- Communication in Marine Mammals -- Competition with Fisheries -- Conservation Efforts -- Crabeater Seal (Lobodon carcinophaga) -- Culture in Whales and Dolphins -- Cuvier's Beaked Whale (Ziphius cavirostris) -- D -- Dall's Porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli) -- Delphinids, Overview -- Dental Morphology, Evolution of -- Desmostylia -- Dialects -- Diet -- Distribution -- Diving Behavior -- Diving Physiology -- Dugong (Dugong dugon) -- Dusky Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus) -- E -- Eared Seals (Otariidae) -- Earless Seals (Phocidae) -- Echolocation -- Ecological Effects of Marine Mammals -- Ecology, Overview -- Elephant Seals (Mirounga angustirostris and M. leonina) -- Endangered Species and Populations -- Endocrine Systems -- Energetics -- Entrapment and Entanglement -- Estrus and Estrous Behavior -- Ethics and Marine Mammals -- Extinctions, Specific -- F -- False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens) -- Feeding Morphology -- Feeding Strategies and Tactics -- Female Reproductive Systems -- Filter Feeding -- Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) --T$
Control code
316226747
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiv, 1316 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080919935
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
LIBRARY COPY INCLUDES UNLIMITED USER PERPETUAL ACCESS TO EBOOK
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)316226747

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