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Echolocation of Bats and Dolphins

Edited By: Jeanette A Thomas, Cynthia F Moss and Marianne Vater

604 pages, 10 b/w photos, 285 line illus, 15 tabs

University of Chicago Press

Paperback | Feb 2004 | #133240 | ISBN: 0226795993
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Hardback | Jan 2004 | #120502 | ISBN: 0226795985
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About this book

Consists of six sections: mechanisms of echolocation signal production; the anatomy and physiology of signal reception and interpretation; performance and cognition; ecological and evolutionary aspects of echolocation mammals; theoretical and methodological topics; and possible echolocation capabilities in other mammals, including shrews, seals, and baleen whales.


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Biography

Jeanette Thomas is professor of biology at Western Illinois University. She is the coeditor of four books, including Sensory Abilities of Aquatic Mammals and Marine Mammal Sensory Systems. Cynthia Moss is professor of psychology at the University of Maryland. She is the coeditor of Neuroethological Studies on Cognitive and Perceptual Processes. Marianne Vater is professor in and chair of the Department of Physiology and Cell Biology at the University of Potsdam, Germany.

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