Dolphins and Whales: Biological Guide to the Life of the Cetaceans

Dolphins and Whales: Biological Guide to the Life of the Cetaceans

by Maurizio Wurtz, Nadia Repetto
     
 
The world’s cetaceans have become a symbol of the importance of successful marine conservation. Today, whale watches are a popular family recreational activity, and many of us have a particular fascination with these denizens of the deep. This handy volume presents the most recent research on whale and dolphin behavior and biology including breeding, feeding,

Overview

The world’s cetaceans have become a symbol of the importance of successful marine conservation. Today, whale watches are a popular family recreational activity, and many of us have a particular fascination with these denizens of the deep. This handy volume presents the most recent research on whale and dolphin behavior and biology including breeding, feeding, migrating, and group behavior, accompanied by superb photographs and drawings. The latter half of the book is a field guide to the different species of both whales and dolphins throughout the world. With its authoritative text, superb graphics, and durable flexibound format, this volume is an invaluable travel companion for whale watchers, amateur oceanographers, and marine mammal lovers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788854404526
Publisher:
White Star Publishers
Publication date:
03/10/2009
Series:
White Star Guides
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Biologist Maurizio Wurtz is the scientific administrator of the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco and teaches at the University of Genoa. He is the author of several scientific works and is an accomplished artist. Nadia Repetto has collaborated on several major science editorial and television projects.

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