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Biology of Marine Mammals

Edited By: John E Reynolds and Sentiel A Rommel

578 pages, 52 b/w photos, 142 line illus, figs, tabs

Smithsonian Institution Press

Paperback | Dec 1999 | #183112 | ISBN: 1588342506
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Hardback | Dec 1999 | #95309 | ISBN: 1560983752
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Takes an integrated approach to the biology of marine carnivores, cetaceans, and sirenians by comparing them with one another and also with terrestrial mammals, providing a framework for biological and ecological concepts. Describes functional morphology, sensory systems, energetics, reproduction, communication and cognition, behaviour, distribution, population biology, feeding ecology, and physiological adaptations.

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