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Encyclopedia of marine mammals

Author: William F Perrin; Bernd G Würsig; J G M Thewissen
Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, ©2002.
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This encyclopedia is a comprehensive, scientifically accurate work devoted to all aspects of marine mammals, including their anatomy, physiology, evolution, behavior, reproduction, ecology, and disease, as well as issues of exploitation, conservation, and management.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Reference sources
Encyclopédies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William F Perrin; Bernd G Würsig; J G M Thewissen
ISBN: 0125513402 9780125513401
OCLC Number: 48969234
Description: xxxviii, 1414 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Alejandro Acevedo-Guitierrez --
Peter J. Adam --
Alex Aguilar --
Masao Amano --
Paul K. Anderson --
George A. Antonelis --
Frederick I. Archer II --
Peter W. Arnold --
John P.Y. Arnould --
Shannon Atkinson --
Whitlow W.L. Au --
Deborah A. Austin --
F. Javier Aznar --
Robin W. Baird --
C. Scott Baker --
Juan A. Balbuena --
Lisa T. Ballance --
John L. Bannister --
Jay Barlow --
Lawrence G. Barnes --
Nelio Barros --
Carrie A. Beck --
Marc Bekoff --
John L. Bengston --
Annalisa Berta --
Martine Berube --
Carol A. Beuchat --
Arne Bjorge --
James L. Bodkin --
Meghan E. Bolen --
Daryl J. Boness --
W. Don Bown --
Ian L. Boyd --
Jeffrey M. Breiwick --
Robert L. Brownell, Jr. --
Emily A. Bucholtz --
Stephen T. Buckland --
John J. Burns --
Douglas S. Butterworth --
Claudio Campagna --
Humberto Luis Cappozzo --
Michael Castellini --
Susan J. Chivers --
Frank Cipriano --
Phillip J. Clapham --
Malcolm R. Clarke --
Rochelle Constantine --
Peter Corkeron --
Daniel P. Costa --
Daniel F. Cowan --
Enrique A. Crespo --
Daniel E. Crocker --
Donald A. Croll --
Jim Darling --
Stephen M. Dawson --
Susan D. Dawson --
Douglas P. DeMaster --
Lawrence M. Dill --
Andrew E. Dizon --
M. Louella L. Dolar --
Daryl P. Domning --
Meghan A. Donahue --
Gregory P. Donovan --
Alton C. Dooley, Jr. --
Etienne Douaze --
Kathleen A. Dudzinski --
Deborah A. Duffield --
Richard Ellis --
Robert Elsner --
Sergio Escorza-Trevino --
James A. Estes --
Peter G.H. Evans --
Michael A. Fedak --
Gennadiy Fedoseev --
Mercedes Fernandez --
Dagmar Fertl --
Paul C. Fiedler --
Frank E. FIsh --
Warren Fitch --
Paulo A.C. Flores --
Jaume Forcada --
John K.B. Ford --
R. Ewan Fordyce --
Paul H. Forestell --
Karin A. Forney --
Charles W. Fowler --
Stuart M. Frank --
Adam S. Frankel --
Nicholas C. Fraser --
Nicholas J. Gales --
John Gatesy --
Roger L. Gentry --
Joseph R. Geraci --
Timothy Gerrodette --
William G. Gilmartin --
R. Natalie P. Goodall --
Shannon Gowans --
Ailsa Hall --
Mike O. Hammill --
John Harwood --
Carolyn B. Heath --
M.P. Heide-Jorgensen --
Ronald E. Heinrich --
Michael R. Heithaus --
Louis M. Herman --
Roger Hewitt --
John E. Heyning --
Mark A. Hindell --
A. Rus Hoelzel --
Aleta A. Hohn --
Sascha K. Hooker --
Joseph Horwood --
Erich Hoyt --
Sara J. Iverson --
Nathalie Jaquet --
Armando Jaramillo-Legorreta --
Thomas A. Jefferson --
Anne M. Jensen --
Mary Lou Jones --
Ronald A. Kastelein --
Toshio Kasuya --
Hidehiro Kato --
Akito Kawamura --
Catherine M. Kemper --
Robert D. Kenney --
Carl C. Kinze --
Gerald L. Kooyman --
Kit M. Kovacs --
Jeffrey T. Laitman --
Andre M. Landry, Jr. --
David M. Lavigne --
Rick LeDuc --
Gina M. Lento --
Jon Lien --
John K. Ling --
Jessica D. Lipsky --
Thomas R. Loughlin --
Valerie J. Lounsbury --
Mary C. Maas --
Stephen A. MacLean --
Janet Mann --
Lori Marino --
Helene Marsh --
Christopher D. Marshall --
Alla M. Mass --
Donald F. McAlpine --
Guram A. Mchedlidze --
William A. McLellan --
James G. Mead --
Sarah L. Mesnick --
Edward H. Miller --
Nobuyuki Miyazaki --
Christian de Muizon --
Simon Northridge --
Gregory M. O'Corry-Crowe --
Daniel K. Odell --
Helmut H.A. Oeschelager --
Jutta S. Oelschalger --
Maureen A. O'Leary --
Paula A. Olson --
D. Ann Pabst --
Debra L. Palka --
Per J. Palsboll --
William F. Perrin --
Wayne L. Perryman --
Carl J. Pfeiffer --
Robert L. Pitman --
Eva E. Plaganyi --
Paddy P. Pomeroy --
Paul J. Ponganis --
James A. Powell --
J. Antonio Raga --
Katherine Ralls --
Andrew J. Read --
Randall R. Reeves --
Joy S. Reidenberg --
Peter J.H. Reijnders --
Stephen B. Reilly --
Julio C. Reyes --
John E. Reynolds III --
Dale W. Rice --
W. John Richardson --
Todd R. Robeck --
Tracey L. Rogers --
Lorenzo Rojas-Bracho --
Sentiel A. Rommel --
Patricia E. Rosel --
Graham J.B. Ross --
Peter Rudolph --
David J. Rugh --
Laela S. Sayigh --
Michael D. Scott --
Richard Sears --
Glenn W. Sheehan --
Kim E.W. Shelden --
Gregory K. Silber --
Vera M.F. da Silva --
Chris Smeenk --
Brian D. Smith --
Rachel Smolker --
David J. St. Aubin --
S. Jonathan Stern --
Barbara E. Stewart --
Brent S. Stewart --
Robert E.A. Stewart --
Ian Stirling --
James L. Sumich --
Alexander Ya. Supin --
Steven L. Swartz --
Pascal Tassy --
Barbara L. Taylor --
Michael A. Taylor --
Bernie R. Tershy --
Jessica M. Theodor --
J.G.M. Thewissen --
Jeanette A. Thomas --
Krystal A. Tolley --
Fritz Trillmich --
Andrew W. Trites --
Ted Turner --
Peter L. Tyack --
Mark D. Uhen --
Koen Van Waerebeek --
Paul R. Wade --
Michael M. Walker --
John Y. Wang --
Gordon T. Waring --
Douglas Wartzok --
Mason T. Weinrich --
David W. Weller --
Randall S. Wells --
Hal Whitehead --
Ellen M. Williams --
Terrie M. Williams --
Ben Wilson --
Loran Wlodarski --
Bernd Wursig --
Andre R. Wyss --
A.V. Yablokov --
Pamela K. Yochem --
Anne E. York --
Zhou Kaiya.
Responsibility: editors, William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen.
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