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The Resource Britain's Sea Mammals : Whales, Dolphins, Porpoises, and Seals and Where to Find Them

Britain's Sea Mammals : Whales, Dolphins, Porpoises, and Seals and Where to Find Them

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Britain's Sea Mammals : Whales, Dolphins, Porpoises, and Seals and Where to Find Them
Title
Britain's Sea Mammals
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Whales, Dolphins, Porpoises, and Seals and Where to Find Them
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eng
Summary
Britain's Sea Mammals is the essential field guide to all the sea mammals--whales, dolphins, porpoises, and seals--found in coastal Britain. The book features more than 100 stunning photographs and close to 40 detailed and beautiful illustrations of 34 species of sea mammals, paying special attention to the 14 species most readily seen and most likely to be encountered. Factoring in behavior and locations, introductory chapters look at sea mammal biology and ecology, and how, when, and where these creatures can be spotted. Species accounts highlight key identification characteristic
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Britain's Wildlife
Britain's Sea Mammals : Whales, Dolphins, Porpoises, and Seals and Where to Find Them
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Britain's Sea Mammals : Whales, Dolphins, Porpoises, and Seals and Where to Find Them
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt5hhqjp
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; About this guide; The seas around Britain and Ireland; What is a marine mammal; Pinnipeds; Cetaceans; Marine mammal families; Observing marine mammals; Where and when to look; How to look; What to look for: identification; What to look for: behaviour; Where to watch Britain's marine mammals; Locations: Seals; Britain; Locations: Cetaceans; South West England; Wales; Ireland; North Sea coast; Orkney & Shetland; Western Scotland; BRITAIN'S SEA MAMMALS; BRITAIN'S SEALS; Common or Harbour Seal Phoca vitulina; Grey Seal Halichoerus grypus
  • Differentiating Common and Grey SealsRare seals; Walrus Odobenus rosmarus; Ringed Seal Phoca hispida; Bearded Seal Erignathus barbatus; Harp Seal Phoca groenlandica; Hooded Seal Cystophora cristata; BRITAIN'S CETACEANS; Regularly occurring cetaceans; Minke Whale Balaenoptera acutorostrata; Fin Whale Balaenoptera physalus; Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae; Killer Whale or Orca Orcinus orca; Long-finned Pilot Whale Globicephala melas; Short-beaked Common Dolphin Delphinus delphis; Bottlenose Dolphin Tursiops truncatus; Risso's Dolphin Grampus griseus
  • Atlantic White-sided Dolphin Lagenorhynchus acutusWhite-beaked Dolphin Lagenorhynchus albirostris; Harbour Porpoise Phocoena phocoena; Deepwater cetaceans; Sei Whale Balaenoptera borealis; Sperm Whale Physeter macrocephalus; Northern Bottlenose Whale Hyperoodon ampullatus; Cuvier's Beaked Whale Ziphius cavirostris; Mesoplodon beaked whales; Striped Dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba; Rare cetaceans; North Atlantic Right Whale Eubalaena glacialis; Blue Whale Balaenoptera musculus; Pygmy Sperm Whale Kogia breviceps; Dwarf Sperm Whale Kogia sima; Beluga Delphinapterus leucas
  • Narwhal Monodon monocerosFalse Killer Whale Pseudorca crassidens; Melon-headed Whale Peponocephala electra; Fraser's Dolphin Lagenodelphis hosei; Threats and conservation Threats and conservation; Recording and getting involved; Stranded cetaceans and marine mammal rescue; Observation guidelines; Observation guidelines: seals -- on land; Observation guidelines: sea vessels -- at sea; Further reading; Useful addresses and web resources; Photographic and artwork credits; Acknowledgements; Index of English and scientific names
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9781400844968
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