Whales and Dolphins of the North American Pacific: Including Seals and Other Marine Mammals

Whales and Dolphins of the North American Pacific: Including Seals and Other Marine Mammals

by Graeme Cresswell
     
 

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"This guide is the best possible tool to aid field identification for both a novice and a veteran whale watcher. . . . [It] therefore belongs in every wheelhouse, whether it be a vessel that looks for marine mammals or encounters them by chance; in the pack of every passenger on a whale watching boat or cruise ship; in the glove box of every car that rolls onto a

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"This guide is the best possible tool to aid field identification for both a novice and a veteran whale watcher. . . . [It] therefore belongs in every wheelhouse, whether it be a vessel that looks for marine mammals or encounters them by chance; in the pack of every passenger on a whale watching boat or cruise ship; in the glove box of every car that rolls onto a ferry or drives along the coast; in every school library; and under the tree of every nature lover."--Bernardo Alps, President, Los Angeles Chapter, American Cetacean Society

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"A wonderful selection of color photos of the ever-interesting sea mammals. It's a quick identification manual that all our tourist whale watchers should have. A great chance to look at the creatures that abound in our local waters."—Ron MacIsaac, Lower Island News

"Filled with extensive information on each species' key identification features, behaviour and status . . . this comprehensive book is teeming with beautiful illustrations that capture the magic of these fascinating creatures."—Michelle LeBaron, Shared Vision Media

"This concise but comprehensive guide to marine mammals is packed with well-organised information, and lavishly illustrated with color photographs, charts and illustrations."—Diana Mumford, Wavelength Magazine

"This is a book you can use over and over again. . . . It was researched by passionate experts, photographed by gifted artists, and organised by a mastermind. . . . [I]ndispensable."—Catherin Dook, Boat Journal

Lower Island News
A wonderful selection of color photos of the ever-interesting sea mammals. It's a quick identification manual that all our tourist whale watchers should have. A great chance to look at the creatures that abound in our local waters.
— Ron MacIsaac
Shared Vision Media
Filled with extensive information on each species' key identification features, behaviour and status . . . this comprehensive book is teeming with beautiful illustrations that capture the magic of these fascinating creatures.
— Michelle LeBaron
Wavelength Magazine
This concise but comprehensive guide to marine mammals is packed with well-organised information, and lavishly illustrated with color photographs, charts and illustrations.
— Diana Mumford
Boat Journal
This is a book you can use over and over again. . . . It was researched by passionate experts, photographed by gifted artists, and organised by a mastermind. . . . [I]ndispensable.
— Catherin Dook
Lower Island News - Ron MacIsaac
A wonderful selection of color photos of the ever-interesting sea mammals. It's a quick identification manual that all our tourist whale watchers should have. A great chance to look at the creatures that abound in our local waters.
Shared Vision Media - Michelle LeBaron
Filled with extensive information on each species' key identification features, behaviour and status . . . this comprehensive book is teeming with beautiful illustrations that capture the magic of these fascinating creatures.
Wavelength Magazine - Diana Mumford
This concise but comprehensive guide to marine mammals is packed with well-organised information, and lavishly illustrated with color photographs, charts and illustrations.
Boat Journal - Catherin Dook
This is a book you can use over and over again. . . . It was researched by passionate experts, photographed by gifted artists, and organised by a mastermind. . . . [I]ndispensable.

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ISBN-13:
9781903657058
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
06/01/2007
Pages:
216

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