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Whale Watching in Australia and New Zealand Waters

Field / Identification Guide

By: Peter Gill and Cecilia Burke

148 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations, colour maps, b/w distribution maps

New Holland Publishers

Paperback | Jan 2012 | Edition: 3 | #194605 | ISBN-13: 9781877069895
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NHBS Price: £15.99 $20/€18 approx

About this book

Includes the ecology and behaviour of whales and dolphins; identification notes, accompanied by detailed colour illustrations and location maps for each species; and a comprehensive guide to sites, highlighting the best places to see whales.

The third edition includes new species information, conservation status (e.g. endangered vs. safe); species updates, whale-watching site updated (including the Gold Coast).

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Peter Gill has been involved in whale research since 1983 and is currently studying Blue whale ecology off the coast of Victoria and South Australia. Peter has taken part in whale surveys and sailing expeditions in Australian, South Pacific and Antarctic waters and has worked as a guide on Antarctic tourist expeditions. He is the author of several books about whales and many scientific and magazine articles.

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