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Photographic Guide to the Marine Mammals of the North Atlantic

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

Series: Oxford Photographic Guides

By: Carl Christian Kinze

192 pages, Col photos, illus, maps

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Feb 2003 | #132921 | ISBN: 0198526253
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After a short introduction about biology of sea mammals and the North Atlantic, the rest of the guide is taken up with a mammal-by-mammal field guide covering all forty species of whales, dolphins, seals, walruses, and polar bears that live in the North Atlantic. Each species has a distribution map and is illustrated with photographs that show the mammals in life and illustrations that bring out the details for identification. The text gives information about behaviour, reproduction, distribution as well as providing a full description of each species.


The North Atlantic; Marine Mammals; Whales, dolphins and porpoises; Toothed Whales; Baleen whales; Seals and Walruses; Other marine-mammal groups; Glossary; Bibliography; Useful websites; Index

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