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Kirtland Community College Library QL 737 .C4 C37 2002 30775305522022 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 0789489902
  • ISBN: 9780789489906
  • Physical Description: print
    256 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Dorling Kindersley, 2002.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 255) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: pt. 1. Introduction. Author's introduction -- How this book works -- What is a cetacean? -- Anatomy of a cetacean -- Cetacean behavior -- How cetaceans are studied -- Conservation -- Stranding -- Where to watch cetaceans -- How to watch cetaceans -- Identifying cetaceans -- Identification key -- pt. 2. Families and species. Right and gray whales -- Rorqual whales -- Sperm whales -- Narwhal and beluga -- Beaked whales -- Blackfish -- Oceanic dolphins with prominent beaks -- Oceanic dolphins without prominent beaks -- River dolphins -- Porpoises.
Summary, etc.: Offers advice on observing and identifying these marine mammals, and describes characteristics, behavior, and range for a variety of species.
Subject: Cetacea
Cetacea Pictorial works
Cetacea Identification
Genre: Guidebooks.
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