Whales and Other Marine Mammals of Washington and Oregon

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Whether you venture out on the high seas or observe nature from the shore, you'll enjoy this full-color guide to the whales, dolphins, seals, sea-lions and other aquatic mammals that populate the coastal waters of the Pacific Northwest. Designed to enhance your whale-watching experience, the book includes a Quick Reference Guide, tips for spotting whales and illustrated dive sequences. You'll also find information on myths surrounding whales, the history of human interaction with whales and contemporary concerns ...
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Overview

Whether you venture out on the high seas or observe nature from the shore, you'll enjoy this full-color guide to the whales, dolphins, seals, sea-lions and other aquatic mammals that populate the coastal waters of the Pacific Northwest. Designed to enhance your whale-watching experience, the book includes a Quick Reference Guide, tips for spotting whales and illustrated dive sequences. You'll also find information on myths surrounding whales, the history of human interaction with whales and contemporary concerns regarding these giant cetaceans.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781551052663
  • Publisher: Lone Pine Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/23/2001
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,451,079
  • Age range: 9 years
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Quick Reference Guide 4
Introduction 6
Baleen Whales 36
Gray Whales 38
Roquals 42
Right Whales 58
Toothed Whales 62
Ocean Dolphins 64
Porpoises 86
Beaked Whales 94
Dwarf Sperm Whales 102
Sperm Whales 106
Seals & Otters 110
Eared Seals 112
Hair Seals 122
Otters 130
Glossary 136
Further Information 138
Index 142
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