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Behavioral Biology of Killer Whales

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By: BC Kirkevold(Author), JS Lockard(Author)

474 pages, b/w photos, illustrations

Alan R Liss

Hardback | Dec 1988 | #4627 | ISBN: 0845131001
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Unique volume concerning the biological and behavioral aspects of the killer whale (Orcinus orca). The first section deals with evolution and natural history, including taxonomy, population and feeding. The second discusses behaviour and social groupings of O. orca whilst the final chapter deals with vocalizations and communication, with particular reference to sequences, periodicity, behavioral correlates and an automated technique for call classification.


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