Last edited by Vojinn
Saturday, July 25, 2020 | History

3 edition of Guide to the whales, porpoises, anddolphins (order Cetacea) found in the catalog.

Guide to the whales, porpoises, anddolphins (order Cetacea)

British Museum (Natural History). Department of Zoology

Guide to the whales, porpoises, anddolphins (order Cetacea)

exhibited in the Department of zoology, British museum (Natural history).

by British Museum (Natural History). Department of Zoology

  • 92 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Printed by order of the Trustees in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Written by Mr. R. Lydekker. cf. Pref.

ContributionsLydekker, Richard, 1849-1915.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16411176M

This outstanding new handbook to whales, dolphins and porpoises is the most comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date guide to these popular mammals. With nearly 1, accurate illustrations - complete with detailed annotations pointing out the most significant field marks - this new handbook covers all 90 species and every subspecies in the Reviews: From the catalog and flap copy: In the Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, award-winning author and whale researcher Erich Hoyt takes readers into the field for an intimate encounter with some 90 species of cetaceans, whose homes range from coastal waters, rivers and lakes to the deep ocean from the Arctic to the g on decades of first-hand experience as a.

'Erich Hoyt's handbook is an admirable, timely and highly welcome contribution.'Michael Stachowitsch, Marine EcologyWhat does it mean to save the whales if their habitat is left unprotected? Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises is the definitive handbook on this pressing issue and the first to bridge the gap between the disciplines of marine protected areas and cetacean 3/5(1). There are 90 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises, known collectively as 'cetaceans'. From the enormous blue whale to the tiny vaquita and New Zealand dolphin, you will find information and amazing facts about many of these incredible creatures in our species guide.

Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises California library reprint series Volume 1 of International Symposium on Cetacean Research Library reprint series: Authors: Kenneth Stafford Norris, American Institute of Biological Sciences: Editor: Kenneth Stafford Norris: Edition: reprint: Publisher: University of California Press, ISBN: A comprehensive guide to the whales of the world and where to see them. Every year, more than four million people go whale watching, and the numbers keep growing. This beautifully illustrated guidebook will be the best handy reference for whale watchers. All recognized species of cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) are described in this.


Share this book
You might also like
Report on the practicability of establishing the sugar beet industry in Northern Ireland

Report on the practicability of establishing the sugar beet industry in Northern Ireland

Through the day with Jesus

Through the day with Jesus

adventures of Zeloide and Amanzarifdine

adventures of Zeloide and Amanzarifdine

Devils, drugs, and doctors

Devils, drugs, and doctors

Mammal

Mammal

Light is the theme

Light is the theme

South of haunted dreams

South of haunted dreams

Dodge tune-up, maintenance, 1968-1979

Dodge tune-up, maintenance, 1968-1979

Arizona

Arizona

works of Thomas Otway

works of Thomas Otway

Everywomans lifeguide

Everywomans lifeguide

Electrodynamics of electrical machines

Electrodynamics of electrical machines

Cheez! Uncle Sam

Cheez! Uncle Sam

Guide to the whales, porpoises, anddolphins (order Cetacea) by British Museum (Natural History). Department of Zoology Download PDF EPUB FB2

Buy Guide to the Whales, Porpoises, and Dolphins (Order Cetacea), Exhibited in the Department of Zoology, British Museum (Natural History) (Classic Reprint) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. Guide to the Whales, Porpoises and Dolphins of the North East Pacific and Arctic Waters of Canada and Alaska [Pike, Gordon C.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Guide to the Whales, Porpoises and Dolphins of the North East Pacific and Arctic Waters of Canada and Alaska. Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises, edited by whale biologist Berta, explains the diet, conservation status, and a host of other details for each of the 89 species of cetacea.

This guide is a fantastic resource for biologists and aquatic-mammal porpoises alike/5(24). The Whale-Watcher's Handbook: A Field Guide to the Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of North America (American Littoral Society) Paperback – January 1, by David K.

Bulloch (Author)4/5(1). This one has pages, describes itself as a "practical field guide" and covers about 80 Guide to the whales of cetacean (whales, oceanic and river dolphins, and porpoises).

The introduction defines cetaceans, describes their anatomy and behaviour, their conservation, how and where to watch them and how to identify them/5(). Guide to the whales, porpoises, and dolphins (order Cetacea): exhibited in the Department of zoology, British museum (Natural history).

The Complete Whale-Watching Handbook: A Guide to Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the World by Ben Wilson The Complete Whale-Watching Handbook book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Complete Whale-Watching Handbook is a spectacular /5(1).

The field guide is designed to assist the layman in identifying the whales, dolphins, and porpoises he sees in the eastern North Pacific, including all the area north of the equator and east of degrees W longitude. The animals described are grouped not by scientific relationships but by simularities in appearance in the field.

Description: A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to whales, dolphins and porpoises you will find. From the Common Dolphin to the Killer Whale, discover the world's cetaceans. A guide to whales, dolphins and porpoises ranging from the Common Dolphin to the Killer Whale.

It features over photos, annotations and descriptions highlighting chief characteristics and distinguishing marks which help you to identify different whale, dolphin or porpoise species quickly/5(14).

Guide to the whales, porpoises, and dolphins (order Cetacea), exhibited in the Department of zoology, British museum (Natural history) Richard Lydekker ; British Museum (Natural History). This is an excellent book for referring to about whales, dolphins and porpoises.

It tells you about their behaviour, migratory paths and their size compared to a human. There are brilliant illustrations and this is a great comprehensive guide (in a portable size) for Reviews: A Field Guide to Whales, Porpoises, and Seals from Cape Cod to Newfoundland book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5. Authoritative text, detailed illustrations, and a systematic approach make DK’s Smithsonian Handbook of Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoisesthe most comprehensive and concise pocket guide to cetaceans.

With more than illustrations, this visual recognition guide is designed to make identification as simple and accurate as possible. Guide to the whales, porpoises, and dolphins (order Cetacea), exhibited in the Department of Zoology, British Museum (Natural History).

by British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology; Lydekker, Richard, Guide to Britain’s dolphins, porpoise and whales: how to identify and best places to to see Learn all about Britain's dolphins, porpoise and whales – including identification, the best places to see them and boat excursions – with our guide to the UK's most common cetacean species.

> Whale and dolphin species guide There are 90 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises, known collectively as "cetaceans". From the enormous blue whale to the tiny vaquita and New Zealand dolphin, you will find information and amazing facts about many of these incredible creatures in our species guide.

The Complete Whale-Watching Handbook is a spectacular celebration of whales, porpoises, and dolphins, and of the immense diversity of opportunities to view these spectacular marine mammals in the wild.

Once the stuff of fishermen's yarns and literary classics, we can all now experience the excitement of an eye-to-eye encounter with a whale. The book Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises: A Natural History and Species Guide, Edited by Annalisa Berta is published by University of Chicago Press.

This outstanding new handbook to whales, dolphins and porpoises is the most comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date guide to these popular mammals. With nearly 1, accurate illustrations – complete with detailed annotations pointing out the most significant field marks – this new handbook covers all 90 species and every subspecies in.

Guide to the whales, porpoises and dolphins of the north-east Pacific and Arctic waters of Canada and Alaska. [Gordon Chesley Pike] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> .Dall’s porpoise is the largest of all porpoises.

They are very active and incredibly fast - reaching swimming speeds of 34 miles per hour (54 km/h). In fact, they look like a black and white blur as they shoot past.

The typical splash they create when swimming at high speeds is unique to them; it’s a fan-shaped splash famously known as a ‘rooster tail’.A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to whales, dolphins and porpoises you will find.

From the Common Dolphin to the Killer Whale, discover the world's cetaceans. Over incredible photos, annotations and detailed descriptions highlighting chief characteristics and distinguishing marks will help you to identify different.