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Marine mammals of the world : a comprehensive guide to their identification

Author: Thomas A Jefferson; Marc A Webber; Robert L Pitman
Publisher: Amsterdam : Academic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to identify marine mammals alive in nature (at sea or on the beach), dead specimens 'in hand', and also to identify marine mammals based on features of the skull. It provides detailed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Jefferson; Marc A Webber; Robert L Pitman
ISBN: 9780123838537 0123838533
OCLC Number: 300226712
Description: xii, 573 p. : ill. (certaines en coul.), cartes ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Basic marine mammal biology --
Taxonomic groupings above the species level --
Cetacean species accounts --
Pinniped species accounts --
Sirenian and other species accounts --
Extinct species accounts --
Dichotomous identification keys --
Summaries of characters for similar species --
Glossary of technical terms --
References --
Index, common names --
Index, scientific names.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Jefferson, Marc A. Webber, Robert L. Pitman ; illustrations by Brett Jarrett.

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