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Handbook of Marine Mammals

Sam H. Ridgway

Handbook of Marine Mammals

The Sirenians and Baleen Whales (Handbook of Marine Mammals)

by Sam H. Ridgway

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Published by Academic Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages362
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7328716M
ISBN 100125885032
ISBN 109780125885034

Handbook of the Mammals of the World (HMW) is a book series from the publisher Lynx nine volumes were published from to Each mammal family is assessed in a full text introduction with photographs and each species has a text account with a distribution map and illustrations on a plate. As applied to marine mammals, and particularly for large cetaceans, euthanasia is also a technically challenging and potentially hazardous undertaking. Veterinarians, marine mammal biologists, stranding network responders, keepers, and curators may be faced with the decision of whether or not to euthanize a marine mammal as a humane act to end.

This book discusses, among many other topics, just how well marine mammals hear, how noisy the oceans have become, and what effects these new sounds have on marine mammals. The baseline of ambient noise, the sounds produced by machines and mammals, the sensitivity of marine mammal hearing, and the reactions of marine mammals are also examined. The final volume in the Handbook of the Mammals of the World marks the end of an epic scientific journey which has seen a multidisciplinary team of administrators, editors, fund raisers, scientists, artists, designers and a host of other skilled professionals document all of the living mammals on our planet in a series of books where every mammal is illustrated for the first time with succinct.

CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, Second Edition is the only handbook specifically devoted to marine mammal medicine and health. With 66 contributors working together to craft 45 scientifically-based chapters, the text has been completely revised and updated to .   Abstract. Marine mammals (whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, sea cows) use sound both actively and passively to communicate and sense their environment, covering frequencies from a few hertz to greater than kHz, differing with by: 5.


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The CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, Third Edition gives a call to action for scientists to experiment with new endeavors to engage and inspire current and future generations to care for marine mammals and the marine environment, and work together to find solutions.

As the most trusted reference for marine mammal conservation medicine /5(7). The Handbook of Marine Mammals series was founded with this in mind and now reaches its conclusion with this sixth and final volume.

Within the pages of this classic series, scientists, conservationists and informed layperson alike can find the definitive review of all the world's whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, sea lions, and related Brand: Academic Press. The CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, Third Edition gives a call to action for scientists to experiment with new endeavors to engage and inspire current and future generations to care for marine mammals and the marine environment, and work together to find solutions.

As the most trusted reference for marine mammal conservation medicine. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Handbook of marine mammals.

London ; New York: Academic Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, 3rd Edition. by Frances M.D.

Gulland, Leslie A. Dierauf, Karyl L. Whitman March For three decades, this book has been acknowledged as the most respected scientific reference specifically devoted to marine mammal medicine and health.

The Handbook of Marine Mammals series was founded with this in mind and now reaches its conclusion with this sixth and final volume. Within the pages of this classic series, scientists, conservationists and informed layperson alike can find the definitive review of all the world's whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, sea lions, and related.

Handbook of Marine Mammals Article (PDF Available) in Bulletin of Marine Science -Miami- 33(2) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'. CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, Second Edition is the only handbook specifically devoted to marine mammal medicine and health.

With 66 contributors working together to craft 45 scientifically-based chapters, the text has been completely revised and updated to contain all the latest developments in this field.

Building upon the solid foundation of the previous edition, the contents of 5/5(7). CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, Second Edition is the only handbook specifically devoted to marine mammal medicine and health.

With 66 contributors working together to craft 45 scientifically-based chapters, the text has been completely revised and updated to contain all the latest developments in this field.

Building upon the solid foundation of the previous edition, the contents of. The reproductive physiology of marine mammals is an extremely diverse topic; yet the small amount of information that has been collected has come from only a few species of cetaceans and pinnipeds.

The Handbook of Marine Mammals series was founded with this in mind and now reaches its conclusion with this sixth and final volume. Within the pages of this classic series, scientists, conservationists and informed layperson alike can find the definitive review of all the world's whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, sea lions, and related Book Edition: 1.

The process mirrors that for with its famous sister series, The Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW). The Handbook of the Mammals of the World (HMW) like the HBW is destined to go down in history as a remarkable effort to combine accounts of every known mammal in the world with illustrations and species.

The CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, Third Edition gives a call to action for scientists to experiment with new endeavors to engage and inspire current and future generations to care for marine mammals and the marine environment, and work together to find solutions. As the most trusted reference for marine mammal conservation medicine Cited by: The CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, Third Edition gives a call to action for scientists to experiment with new endeavors to engage and inspire current and future generations to care for marine mammals and the marine environment, and work together to find solutions.

The CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, Third Edition gives a call to action for scientists to experiment with new endeavors to engage and inspire current and future generations to care for marine mammals and the marine environment, and work together to find solutions.

As the most trusted reference for marine mammal conservation medicine /5(10). Get this from a library. Handbook of marine mammals.

[Sam H Ridgway; Richard J Harrison;] -- Twenty-three separate papers, each describing a single species. "The Handbook of the Mammals of the World, Volume 4 Sea Mammals is a detailed reference to the cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises), sirenians (manatees and dugongs) and pinnipeds (seals and sea lions) of the world.

While covered in many field guides of marine mammals, this volume does not cover Polar Bear and the two marine species of otter, which are covered in Volume 1 5/5(1). The CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, Third Edition gives a call to action for scientists to experiment with new endeavors to engage and inspire current and future generations to care for marine mammals and the marine environment, and work together to find solutions.

As the most trusted reference for marine mammal conservation medicine Author: Frances M.D. Gulland. Filled with captivating illustrations and photographs, the Handbook gu ides you through the natural history of cetaceans, pinnipeds, manatees, sea otters, and polar bears. Prepared in a convenient, easy-to-use f ormat, it is designed specifically for use in the field.

Covering more than 40 Brand: Leslie Dierauf. Buy Handbook of Marine Mammals, Volume 6 (): The Second Book of Dolphins and Porpoises: NHBS - Edited By: Sam H Ridgway and Richard Harrison, Academic Press. The CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, Third Edition gives a call to action for scientists to experiment with new endeavors to engage and inspire current and future generations to care for marine mammals and the marine environment, and work together to find solutions.5/5(1).

Book review: the marine mammal observer’s handbook Posted on Aug by Chris Parsons I agree with Dr Phil Clapham, who provided the forward for the “M arine mammal observer and passive acoustic monitoring handbook ” (by V. Todd, I. CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine 3rd Edition The book guides the reader through the veterinary care of cetaceans, pinnipeds, manatees, sea otters, and polar bears.

In addition to summaries of current knowledge, chapters provide information on those digital resources and websites which present the latest information as it emerges in the field.