Whales and Dolphins of the World

Whales and Dolphins of the World

by Mark Simmonds
     
 

A celebration of whales, dolphins, and porpoises and an introduction to their variety, behavior, and natural history; features 180 color photographs.See more details below

Overview

A celebration of whales, dolphins, and porpoises and an introduction to their variety, behavior, and natural history; features 180 color photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262195195
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 12.50(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction - the fascination of whales and dolphins8
Ch. 1Who are the whales and dolphins?12
Ch. 2Life histories and strategies64
Ch. 3Man and whale100
Ch. 4Threats in a changing world118
Ch. 5Conservation actions in the 21st century138
Conclusion - whales and dolphins in a changing world147
Marine and riverine habitats of the world's cetaceans148
The cetacean species of the world150

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