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Field Guides & Natural History  Mammals  Marine Mammals  Whales & Dolphins (Cetacea)

Handbook of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

Field / Identification Guide New SPECIAL OFFER
By: Mark Carwardine(Author)
528 pages, ~1000 colour photos, colour illustrations, and colour distribution maps
NHBS
Covering all 90 species and subspecies of whale, dolphin and porpoise, this definitive field guide features over 1000 illustrations showing identifying features and is packed to the brim with field tips from cetacean expert Mark Carwardine. Read our Q&A with Mark Carwardine
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This outstanding new handbook to whales, dolphins and porpoises is the most comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date guide to these popular mammals. With nearly 1,000 accurate illustrations – complete with detailed annotations pointing out the most significant field marks – this new handbook covers all 90 species and every subspecies in the world.

Many of the world's most respected whale biologists have collaborated on the concise text, which is packed with helpful identification tips from cetacean expert, Mark Carwardine. Mark's informative text is accompanied by up-to-date distribution maps and photographs for each species. Beautifully designed, to ensure critical information is quickly accessible, this is an indispensable resource that every whale-watcher will want to carry out to sea.

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Field / Identification Guide New SPECIAL OFFER
By: Mark Carwardine(Author)
528 pages, ~1000 colour photos, colour illustrations, and colour distribution maps
NHBS
Covering all 90 species and subspecies of whale, dolphin and porpoise, this definitive field guide features over 1000 illustrations showing identifying features and is packed to the brim with field tips from cetacean expert Mark Carwardine. Read our Q&A with Mark Carwardine
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