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Encyclopedia of marine mammals

Author: William F Perrin; Bernd G Würsig; J G M Thewissen
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2009.
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Product Description: This thorough revision of the classic first edition 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William F Perrin; Bernd G Würsig; J G M Thewissen
ISBN: 9780123735539 012373553X
OCLC Number: 499121548
Notes: Previous edition: 2001.
Illustrations on endpapers.
Description: xxxiv, 1316 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Contents --
Contents by subject area --
Contributors --
Preface to the Second Edition --
Preface to the First Edition --
Guide to the Encyclopedia --
A: --
Abundance estimation / Stephen T Buckland and Anne E York --
Aerial behavior / Bernd Wursig and Hal Whitehead --
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Age estimation / Aleta A Hohn --
Aggressive behavior, intraspecific / Claudio Campagna --
Albinism / Dagmar Fertl and Patricia E Rosel --
Amazon River Dolphin / Vera M F da Silva --
Ambergris / Dale W Rice --
Anatomical dissection: thorax and abdomen / John E Reynolds, III and Sentiel A Rommel --
Antarctic Fur Seal / Jaume Forcada and Iain J Staniland --
Antarctic marine mammals / Ian L Boyd --
Archaeocetes, archaic / J G M Thewissen --
Arctic marine mammals / John J Burns --
Atlantic spotted dolphin / William F Perrin --
Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin / Frank Cipriano --
Australian Sea Lion / John K Ling --
Australian Snubfin Dolphin / Kelly M Robertson and Peter W Arnold --
Azorean Whaling / Richard Ellis --
B: --
Baculum / Edward H Miller --
Baiji / Kaiya Zhou --
Balance / Fred Spoor --
Baleen / Dale W Rice --
Baleen Whales (Mysticetes) / John L Bannister --
Barnacles / Dagmar Fertl and William A Newman --
Basilosaurids / Mark D Uhen--
Beaked Whales, overview / James G Mead --
Bearded Seal / Kit M Kovacs --
Behavior, overview / Peter L Tyack --
Beluga Whale / Gregory M O'corry-Crowe --
Biogeography / Rick Leduc --
Blubber / Sara J Iverson --
Blue Whale / Richard Sears and William F Perrin --
Bones and teeth, histology of / Mary C Maas --
Bottlenose Whales / Shannon Gowans --
Bowhead Whale / David J Rugh and Kim E W Shelden --
Bow-Riding / Bernd Wursig --
Brain / Helmut H A Oelschlager and Jutta S Oelschlager --
Brain size evolution / Lori Marino --
Breathing / Douglas Wartzok --
Breeding sites / Mark A Hindell --
Bryde's Whales / Hidehiro Kato and William F Perrin --
Burmeister's Porpoise / Julio C Reyes --
Bycatch / Simon Northridge --
C: --
California, Galapagos, and Japanese Sea Lions / Carolyn B Heath and William F Perrin --
Callosities / Mason T Weinrich --
Captive breeding / Todd R Robeck, Justine K O'Brien and Daniel K Odell --
Captivity / Peter Corkeron --
Caspian and Baikal Seals / Nobuyuki Miyazaki --
Cephalorhynchus Dolphins / Stephen M Dawson --
Cetacean ecology / Lisa T Ballance --
Cetacean evolution / R Ewan Fordyce --
Cetacean fossil record / R Ewan Fordyce --
Cetacean life history / Susan J Chivers --
Cetacean prenatal development / Joy S Reidenberg and Jeffrey T Laitman --
Circulatory system / Paul J Ponganis --
Classification (overall) / Dale W Rice --
Climate change / Sue E Moore --
Clymene dolphin / Thomas A Jefferson --
Coloration / William F Perrin --
Common Bottlenose Dolphin / Randall S Wells and Michael D Scott --
Common Dolphins / William F Perrin --
Communication in marine mammals / Kathleen M Dudzinski, Jeanette A Thomas and Justin D Gregg --
Competition with fisheries / Eva E Plaganyi and Douglas S Butterworth --
Conservation efforts / Randall R Reeves --
Crabeater Seal / John L Bengtson --
Culture in whales and dolphins / Hall Whitehead --
Cuvier's Beaked Whale / John E Heyning and James G Mead --
D: --
Dall's Porpoise / Thomas A Jefferson --
Delphinids, overview / Rick LeDuc --
Dental morphology, evolution of / Mark D Uhen --
Desmostylia / Daryl P Domning --
Dialects / John K B Ford --
Diet / Nelio B Barrors and Malcolm R Clarke --
Distribution / Jaume Forcada --
Diving behavior / Brent S Stewart --
Diving physiology / Gerald L Kooyman --
Dugong / Helene Marsh --
Dusky Dolphin / Koen Van Waerebeek and Bernd Wursig --
E: --
Eared Seals / Roger L Gentry --
Earless Seals / Mike O Hammill --
Echolocation / Whitlow W L Au--
Ecological effects of marine mammals / James A Estes --
Ecology, overview / Bernd Wursig --
Elephant Seals / Mark A Hindell and William F Perrin --
Endangered species and populations / Richard Merrick, Gregory K Silber, Douglas P DeMaster, and John E Reynolds, III--
Endocrine systems / Shannon Atkinson, David St Aubin, and Rudy M Ortiz --
Energetics / Daniel P Costa --
Entrapment and entanglement / Jon Lien --
Estrus and estrous behavior / Daryl J Boness --
Ethics and marine mammals / Marc Bekoff --
Extinctions, specific / Deborah A Duffield --
F: --
False killer whale / Robin W Baird --
Feeding morphology / Christopher D Marshall --
Feeding strategies and tactics / Michael R Heithaus and Lawrence M Dill --
Female reproductive systems / R E A Stewart and B E Stewart --
Filter feeding / Donald A Croll, Bernie R Tershy and Kelly M Newton --
Fin Whale / Alex Aguilar --
Finless porpoise / Masao Amano --
Fisheries, interference with / Dagmar Fertl --
Fishing industry, effects of / Simon Northridge --
Folklore and legends / Rochelle Constantine --
Forelimb anatomy / Lisa Noelle Cooper --
Forensic genetics / C Scott Baker and Merel L Dalebout --
Fossil sites, noted / R Ewan Fordyce --
Franciscana Dolphin / Enrique A Crespo --
Fraser's Dolphin / M Louella L Dolar --
G: --
Gastrointestinal tract / James G Mead --
Genetics for management / Phillip A Morin and Andrew E Dizon --
Genetics, overview / Per J Palsboll --
Geographic variation / William F Perrin --
Giant Beaked Whales / Toshio Kasuya --
Gray Seal / Ailsa Hall and David Thompson --
Gray Whale / Mary Lou Jones and Steven L Swartz --
Group behavior / Alejandro Acevedo-Gutierrez --
H: --
Habitat pressures / Peter G H Evans --
Habitat use / Alejandro Acevedo-Gutierrez --
Hair and fur / Pamela K Yochem and Brent S Stewart --
Harbor Porpoise / Arne Bjorge and Krystal A Tolley --
Harbor Seal and Spotted Seal / John J Burns --
Harp Seal / David M Lavigne --
Health / Joseph R Geraci and Valerie J Lounsbury --
Hearing / Sirpa Nummela --
Hind limb anatomy / Peter J Adam --
History of marine mammal research / Bern Wursig, William F Perrin and J G M Thewissen --
Hooded Seal / Kit M Kovacs --
Hourglass Dolphin / R Natalie P Goodall --
Humpback Dolphins / Guido J Parra and Graham J B Ross --
Humpback Whale / Phillip J Clapham --
Hunting of Marine Mammals / Randall R Reeves --
Hybridism / Martine Berube --
I: Identification methods / Randall S Wells --
Indo-Pacific Beaked Whale / Robert Pitman --
Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin / John Y Wang and Shih-Chu Yang --
Indo-West Pacific marine mammals / Peter Rudolph and Chris Smeenk --
Intelligence and cognition / Bernd Wursig --
International Whaling Commission / G P Donavan --
Inuit and marine mammals / Anne M Hense, Glenn W Sheehan and Stephen A MacLean --
Irrawaddy Dolphin / Brain D Smith. J: Japanese Whaling / Toshio Kasuya --
K: Killer Whale / John K B Ford --
Krill and other plankton / Roger Hewitt and Jessica D Lipsky --
L: --
Language learning and cognitive skills / Louis M Herman --
Locomotion, terrestrial / Thomas A Demere and Joshua H Yonas --
Leopard Seal / Tracey L Rogers --
M: --
Male reproductive systems / Shannon Atkinson --
Management / Jay Barlow --
Manatees / John E Reynolds, III, James A Powell and Cynthia R Taylor --
Marine manual evolution / J G M Thewissen and Bobbi Jo Schneider --
Marine parks and zoos / Daniel K Odell and Loran Wlodarski --
Marine protected areas / Erich Hoyt --
Mark-recapture / Philip S Hammond --
Mass mortalities / Ailsa Hall and John Harwood --
Mating systems / Sarah L Mesnick and Katherine Ralls --
Melon-Headed Whale / Wayne L Perryman --
Mesoplodont Whales / Robert Pitman --
Migration and movement patterns / S Jonathan Stern --
Mimicry / Peter L Tyack --
Minke Whales / William F Perrin and Robert L Brownell, Jr --
Molecular ecology / A Rus Hoelzel --
Monk Seals / William G Gilmartin and Jaume Forcada --
Musculatrue / J G M Thewissen --
Museums and collections / John E Heyning and James G Mead --
Myticetes, evolution / Annalisa Berta and Thomas A Demere --
N: --
Narwhal / M P Heide-Jorgensen --
Neoceti / R Ewan Fordyce --
New Zealand Sea Lion / Nicholas J Gales --
Noise, effects of / Bernd Wursig and W John Richardson --
North Atlantic Marine Mammals / Gordon T Waring, Debra L Palka and Peter G H Evans --
North Pacific Marine Mammals /Sergio Escorza-Trevino --
Northern Fur Seal / Roger L Gentry --
O: --
Ocean environment / Paul C Fiedler --
Odobenocetops / Christian de Muizon --
Omura's Whale / Tadasu K Yamada --
Osmoregulation / Daniel P Costa --
Otters, marine / J A Estes, J L Bodkin, and M Ben-David --
P: --
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin / Nancy A Black --
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin / William F Perrin --
Parasites / J Antonio Raga, Mercedes Fernandez, Juan A Balbuena and F Javier Aznar --
Parental behavior / Janet Mann --
Pathology / Daniel F Cowan --
Peale's Dolphin / R Natalie P Goodall --
Pilot Whales / Paula A Olson --
Pinniped ecology / W D Bowne, C A Beck, and D A Austin --
Pinniped evolution / Annalisa Berta --
Pinniped life history / Ian L Boyd --
Pinniped physiology / Daniel E Crocker and Daniel P Costa --
Pinnipedia, overview / Annalisa Berta --
Playful behavior / Bernd Wursig --
Polar Bear / Ian Stirling --
Pollution and marine mammals / Peter J H Reijnders, Alex Aguilar and Asuncion Borrell --
Popular culture and literature / Paul H Forestell --
Population dynamics / Paul R Wade --
Population status and trends / Jay Barlow and Randall R Reeves --
Porpoises, overview / Andrew J Read --
Predation on marine mammals / David W Weller --
Predator-prey relationships / Andrew W Trites --
Pygmy and dwarf sperm whales / Donald F McAlpine --
Pygmy killer whale / Meghan A Donahue and Wayne L Perryman --
Pygmy Right Whale / Catherine M Kemper --
R: --
Remoras / Dagmar Fertl and Andre M Landry, Jr --
Reproductive behavior / Michael A Fedak, Ben Wilson and Paddy P Pomeroy --
Ribbon Seal / Lloyd Lowry and Peter Boveng --
Right Whale Dolphins / Jessica D Lipsky --
Right Whales / Robert D Kenney --
Ringed Seal / M O Hammill --
Risso's Dolphin / Robin W Baird --
River Dolphins / Randall R Reeves and Anthony R Martin --
River Dolphins, evolutionary history and affinities / Christian de Muizon --
Rookeries / George Anthony Antonelis --
Ross Seal / Jeannette A Thomas and Tracey Rogers --
Rough-toothed dolphin / Thomas A Jefferson --
S: --
Scrimshaw / Stuart M Frank --
Sea Lions: overview / Daryl J Boness --
Sei Whale / Joseph Horwood --
Sensory biology: overview / J G M Thewissen --
Sexual dimorphism / Katherine Ralls and Sarah Mesnick --
Shepherd's Beaked Whale / James G Mead --
Signature Whistles / Laela S Sayigh and Vincent M Janik --
Sirenian evolution / Daryl P Domning --
Sirenian life history / Daniel K Odell --
Skeleton, postcranial / Sentie Rommel and John E Reynolds, III --
Skull anatomy / Sentiel A Rommel, D Ann Pabst, and William A McLellan --
Sociobiology / Fritz Trillmich --
Song / Jim Darling --
Sound production / Adam S Frankel --
South America Aquatic Mammals / Enrique A Crespo --
South American Sea Lion / Humberto Luis Cappozzo and William F Perrin --
Southern Fur Seals / John P Y Arnould --
Species / William F Perrin --
Spectacled Porpoise / R Natalie P Goodall --
Sperm Whale / Hal Whitehead --
Sperm Wales, evolution / Guram A Mchedlidze --
Spermaceti / Dale W Rice --
Spinner Dolphin / William F Perrin --
Steller's Sea Cow / Paul K Anderson and Daryl P Domning --
Steller Sea Lion / Thomas R Loughlin --
Stock assessment / Jeffrey M Breiwick and Anne E York --
Stock identity / John Y Wang --
Stranding / William F Perrin and Joseph R Geraci --
Streamlining / Frank E Fish --
Striped Dolphin / Frederick I Archer, II --
Surveys / Karin A Forney --
Sustainability / Charles W Fowler and Michael A Etnier --
Susu and Bhulan / Brain D Smith and Gillian T Braulik --
Swimming / Terrie M Williams --
Systematics / Annalisa Berta --
T: --
Telemetry / Andrew J Read --
Territorial behavior / Edward H Miller --
Thermoregulation / Michael Castellini --
Tool-use in wild bottlenose dolphins / Janet Mann and Brooke Sargeant --
Toothed Wales, overview / Sascha K Hooker --
Training and behavior management / Ted Turner, Todd Feucht and Tyler Turner --
Tucuxi and Guiana Dolphin / Paulo A C Flores And Vera M F da Silva --
Tuna-Dolphin issue / Tim Gerrodette --
V: --
Vaquita / Lorenzo Rojas-Bracho and Armando M Jaramillo-Legoretta --
Vision / Alla M Mass and Alexander Ya Supin --
W: --
Walrus / Ronald A Kastelein --
Weddell Seal / Jeanette A Thomas and Jack Terhune --
Whale lice / Carl J Pfeiffer --
Whale watching / Erich Hoyt --
Whaling, aboriginal / Richard Ellis --
Whaling, illegal and pirate / Robert L Brownell, Jr and Alexey V Yablokov --
Whaling, modern / Phillip J Claphan and C Scott Baker --
Whaling, traditional / Richard Ellis --
White-Beaked Dolphin / Carl Christian Kinze --
Marine mammal species --
Biographies --
Glossary --
Index.
Other Titles: Marine mammals
Responsibility: editors, William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen.

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   schema:description "Contents -- Contents by subject area -- Contributors -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Preface to the First Edition -- Guide to the Encyclopedia -- A: -- Abundance estimation / Stephen T Buckland and Anne E York -- Aerial behavior / Bernd Wursig and Hal Whitehead -- -- Age estimation / Aleta A Hohn -- Aggressive behavior, intraspecific / Claudio Campagna -- Albinism / Dagmar Fertl and Patricia E Rosel -- Amazon River Dolphin / Vera M F da Silva -- Ambergris / Dale W Rice -- Anatomical dissection: thorax and abdomen / John E Reynolds, III and Sentiel A Rommel -- Antarctic Fur Seal / Jaume Forcada and Iain J Staniland -- Antarctic marine mammals / Ian L Boyd -- Archaeocetes, archaic / J G M Thewissen -- Arctic marine mammals / John J Burns -- Atlantic spotted dolphin / William F Perrin -- Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin / Frank Cipriano -- Australian Sea Lion / John K Ling -- Australian Snubfin Dolphin / Kelly M Robertson and Peter W Arnold -- Azorean Whaling / Richard Ellis -- B: -- Baculum / Edward H Miller -- Baiji / Kaiya Zhou -- Balance / Fred Spoor -- Baleen / Dale W Rice -- Baleen Whales (Mysticetes) / John L Bannister -- Barnacles / Dagmar Fertl and William A Newman -- Basilosaurids / Mark D Uhen-- Beaked Whales, overview / James G Mead -- Bearded Seal / Kit M Kovacs -- Behavior, overview / Peter L Tyack -- Beluga Whale / Gregory M O'corry-Crowe -- Biogeography / Rick Leduc -- Blubber / Sara J Iverson -- Blue Whale / Richard Sears and William F Perrin -- Bones and teeth, histology of / Mary C Maas -- Bottlenose Whales / Shannon Gowans -- Bowhead Whale / David J Rugh and Kim E W Shelden -- Bow-Riding / Bernd Wursig -- Brain / Helmut H A Oelschlager and Jutta S Oelschlager -- Brain size evolution / Lori Marino -- Breathing / Douglas Wartzok -- Breeding sites / Mark A Hindell -- Bryde's Whales / Hidehiro Kato and William F Perrin -- Burmeister's Porpoise / Julio C Reyes -- Bycatch / Simon Northridge -- C: -- California, Galapagos, and Japanese Sea Lions / Carolyn B Heath and William F Perrin -- Callosities / Mason T Weinrich -- Captive breeding / Todd R Robeck, Justine K O'Brien and Daniel K Odell -- Captivity / Peter Corkeron -- Caspian and Baikal Seals / Nobuyuki Miyazaki -- Cephalorhynchus Dolphins / Stephen M Dawson -- Cetacean ecology / Lisa T Ballance -- Cetacean evolution / R Ewan Fordyce -- Cetacean fossil record / R Ewan Fordyce -- Cetacean life history / Susan J Chivers -- Cetacean prenatal development / Joy S Reidenberg and Jeffrey T Laitman -- Circulatory system / Paul J Ponganis -- Classification (overall) / Dale W Rice -- Climate change / Sue E Moore -- Clymene dolphin / Thomas A Jefferson -- Coloration / William F Perrin -- Common Bottlenose Dolphin / Randall S Wells and Michael D Scott -- Common Dolphins / William F Perrin -- Communication in marine mammals / Kathleen M Dudzinski, Jeanette A Thomas and Justin D Gregg -- Competition with fisheries / Eva E Plaganyi and Douglas S Butterworth -- Conservation efforts / Randall R Reeves -- Crabeater Seal / John L Bengtson -- Culture in whales and dolphins / Hall Whitehead -- Cuvier's Beaked Whale / John E Heyning and James G Mead -- D: -- Dall's Porpoise / Thomas A Jefferson -- Delphinids, overview / Rick LeDuc -- Dental morphology, evolution of / Mark D Uhen -- Desmostylia / Daryl P Domning -- Dialects / John K B Ford -- Diet / Nelio B Barrors and Malcolm R Clarke -- Distribution / Jaume Forcada -- Diving behavior / Brent S Stewart -- Diving physiology / Gerald L Kooyman -- Dugong / Helene Marsh -- Dusky Dolphin / Koen Van Waerebeek and Bernd Wursig -- E: -- Eared Seals / Roger L Gentry -- Earless Seals / Mike O Hammill -- Echolocation / Whitlow W L Au-- Ecological effects of marine mammals / James A Estes -- Ecology, overview / Bernd Wursig -- Elephant Seals / Mark A Hindell and William F Perrin -- Endangered species and populations / Richard Merrick, Gregory K Silber, Douglas P DeMaster, and John E Reynolds, III-- Endocrine systems / Shannon Atkinson, David St Aubin, and Rudy M Ortiz -- Energetics / Daniel P Costa -- Entrapment and entanglement / Jon Lien -- Estrus and estrous behavior / Daryl J Boness -- Ethics and marine mammals / Marc Bekoff -- Extinctions, specific / Deborah A Duffield -- F: -- False killer whale / Robin W Baird -- Feeding morphology / Christopher D Marshall -- Feeding strategies and tactics / Michael R Heithaus and Lawrence M Dill -- Female reproductive systems / R E A Stewart and B E Stewart -- Filter feeding / Donald A Croll, Bernie R Tershy and Kelly M Newton -- Fin Whale / Alex Aguilar -- Finless porpoise / Masao Amano -- Fisheries, interference with / Dagmar Fertl -- Fishing industry, effects of / Simon Northridge -- Folklore and legends / Rochelle Constantine -- Forelimb anatomy / Lisa Noelle Cooper -- Forensic genetics / C Scott Baker and Merel L Dalebout -- Fossil sites, noted / R Ewan Fordyce -- Franciscana Dolphin / Enrique A Crespo -- Fraser's Dolphin / M Louella L Dolar -- G: -- Gastrointestinal tract / James G Mead -- Genetics for management / Phillip A Morin and Andrew E Dizon -- Genetics, overview / Per J Palsboll -- Geographic variation / William F Perrin -- Giant Beaked Whales / Toshio Kasuya -- Gray Seal / Ailsa Hall and David Thompson -- Gray Whale / Mary Lou Jones and Steven L Swartz -- Group behavior / Alejandro Acevedo-Gutierrez -- H: -- Habitat pressures / Peter G H Evans -- Habitat use / Alejandro Acevedo-Gutierrez -- Hair and fur / Pamela K Yochem and Brent S Stewart -- Harbor Porpoise / Arne Bjorge and Krystal A Tolley -- Harbor Seal and Spotted Seal / John J Burns -- Harp Seal / David M Lavigne -- Health / Joseph R Geraci and Valerie J Lounsbury -- Hearing / Sirpa Nummela -- Hind limb anatomy / Peter J Adam -- History of marine mammal research / Bern Wursig, William F Perrin and J G M Thewissen -- Hooded Seal / Kit M Kovacs -- Hourglass Dolphin / R Natalie P Goodall -- Humpback Dolphins / Guido J Parra and Graham J B Ross -- Humpback Whale / Phillip J Clapham -- Hunting of Marine Mammals / Randall R Reeves -- Hybridism / Martine Berube -- I: Identification methods / Randall S Wells -- Indo-Pacific Beaked Whale / Robert Pitman -- Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin / John Y Wang and Shih-Chu Yang -- Indo-West Pacific marine mammals / Peter Rudolph and Chris Smeenk -- Intelligence and cognition / Bernd Wursig -- International Whaling Commission / G P Donavan -- Inuit and marine mammals / Anne M Hense, Glenn W Sheehan and Stephen A MacLean -- Irrawaddy Dolphin / Brain D Smith."@en ;
   schema:description "Product Description: This thorough revision of the classic first edition 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 2nd edition remains at the forefront as the go-to reference on marine mammals. More than 20% NEW MATERIAL includes articles on Climate Change, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Sociobiology, Habitat Use, Feeding Morphology and more; Over 260 articles on the individual species with topics ranging from anatomy and behavior, to conservation, exploitation and the impact of global climate change on marine mammals; New color illustrations show every species and document topical articles."@en ;
   schema:description "J: Japanese Whaling / Toshio Kasuya -- K: Killer Whale / John K B Ford -- Krill and other plankton / Roger Hewitt and Jessica D Lipsky -- L: -- Language learning and cognitive skills / Louis M Herman -- Locomotion, terrestrial / Thomas A Demere and Joshua H Yonas -- Leopard Seal / Tracey L Rogers -- M: -- Male reproductive systems / Shannon Atkinson -- Management / Jay Barlow -- Manatees / John E Reynolds, III, James A Powell and Cynthia R Taylor -- Marine manual evolution / J G M Thewissen and Bobbi Jo Schneider -- Marine parks and zoos / Daniel K Odell and Loran Wlodarski -- Marine protected areas / Erich Hoyt -- Mark-recapture / Philip S Hammond -- Mass mortalities / Ailsa Hall and John Harwood -- Mating systems / Sarah L Mesnick and Katherine Ralls -- Melon-Headed Whale / Wayne L Perryman -- Mesoplodont Whales / Robert Pitman -- Migration and movement patterns / S Jonathan Stern -- Mimicry / Peter L Tyack -- Minke Whales / William F Perrin and Robert L Brownell, Jr -- Molecular ecology / A Rus Hoelzel -- Monk Seals / William G Gilmartin and Jaume Forcada -- Musculatrue / J G M Thewissen -- Museums and collections / John E Heyning and James G Mead -- Myticetes, evolution / Annalisa Berta and Thomas A Demere -- N: -- Narwhal / M P Heide-Jorgensen -- Neoceti / R Ewan Fordyce -- New Zealand Sea Lion / Nicholas J Gales -- Noise, effects of / Bernd Wursig and W John Richardson -- North Atlantic Marine Mammals / Gordon T Waring, Debra L Palka and Peter G H Evans -- North Pacific Marine Mammals /Sergio Escorza-Trevino -- Northern Fur Seal / Roger L Gentry -- O: -- Ocean environment / Paul C Fiedler -- Odobenocetops / Christian de Muizon -- Omura's Whale / Tadasu K Yamada -- Osmoregulation / Daniel P Costa -- Otters, marine / J A Estes, J L Bodkin, and M Ben-David -- P: -- Pacific White-Sided Dolphin / Nancy A Black -- Pantropical Spotted Dolphin / William F Perrin -- Parasites / J Antonio Raga, Mercedes Fernandez, Juan A Balbuena and F Javier Aznar -- Parental behavior / Janet Mann -- Pathology / Daniel F Cowan -- Peale's Dolphin / R Natalie P Goodall -- Pilot Whales / Paula A Olson -- Pinniped ecology / W D Bowne, C A Beck, and D A Austin -- Pinniped evolution / Annalisa Berta -- Pinniped life history / Ian L Boyd -- Pinniped physiology / Daniel E Crocker and Daniel P Costa -- Pinnipedia, overview / Annalisa Berta -- Playful behavior / Bernd Wursig -- Polar Bear / Ian Stirling -- Pollution and marine mammals / Peter J H Reijnders, Alex Aguilar and Asuncion Borrell -- Popular culture and literature / Paul H Forestell -- Population dynamics / Paul R Wade -- Population status and trends / Jay Barlow and Randall R Reeves -- Porpoises, overview / Andrew J Read -- Predation on marine mammals / David W Weller -- Predator-prey relationships / Andrew W Trites -- Pygmy and dwarf sperm whales / Donald F McAlpine -- Pygmy killer whale / Meghan A Donahue and Wayne L Perryman -- Pygmy Right Whale / Catherine M Kemper -- R: -- Remoras / Dagmar Fertl and Andre M Landry, Jr -- Reproductive behavior / Michael A Fedak, Ben Wilson and Paddy P Pomeroy -- Ribbon Seal / Lloyd Lowry and Peter Boveng -- Right Whale Dolphins / Jessica D Lipsky -- Right Whales / Robert D Kenney -- Ringed Seal / M O Hammill -- Risso's Dolphin / Robin W Baird -- River Dolphins / Randall R Reeves and Anthony R Martin -- River Dolphins, evolutionary history and affinities / Christian de Muizon -- Rookeries / George Anthony Antonelis -- Ross Seal / Jeannette A Thomas and Tracey Rogers -- Rough-toothed dolphin / Thomas A Jefferson -- S: -- Scrimshaw / Stuart M Frank -- Sea Lions: overview / Daryl J Boness -- Sei Whale / Joseph Horwood -- Sensory biology: overview / J G M Thewissen -- Sexual dimorphism / Katherine Ralls and Sarah Mesnick -- Shepherd's Beaked Whale / James G Mead -- Signature Whistles / Laela S Sayigh and Vincent M Janik -- Sirenian evolution / Daryl P Domning -- Sirenian life history / Daniel K Odell -- Skeleton, postcranial / 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