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New PDF release: Marine Mammals of the World: A Comprehensive Guide to Their

By Thomas Jefferson,Brett Jarrett

ISBN-10: 0123838533

ISBN-13: 9780123838537

ISBN-10: 9251032920

ISBN-13: 9789251032923

With insurance on the entire marine mammals of the realm, authors Jefferson, Webber, and Pitman have created a straightforward consultant to spot marine mammals alive in nature (at sea or at the beach), lifeless specimens “in hand”, and in addition to spot marine mammals in accordance with gains of the cranium. this useful consultant offers marine biologists and lay individuals with distinct descriptions of diagnostic positive aspects, illustrations of exterior visual appeal, appealing pictures, dichotomous keys, and extra. complete colour illustrations and shiny pictures of each residing marine mammal species are included, in addition to comprehendible maps exhibiting a number of info. For readers who wish extra session, authors have incorporated an inventory of literature references on the finish of every species account. For an improved knowing of habitation, this consultant additionally comprises recognizable geographic kinds defined individually with colourful work and pictures. All of those crucial instruments supplied make Marine Mammals of the realm the main certain and authoritative consultant available!

* comprises fabulous images of each species of marine mammal for exact identity
* Authors’ collective event provides as much as eighty years, and feature obvious the majority of the species and exact geographic types defined within the consultant
* offers the main certain and anatomically exact illustrations presently on hand
* specific emphasis is put on the identity of species in “problem groups,” corresponding to the beaked whales, long-beaked oceanic dolphin, and southern fur seals
* encompasses a specific record of resources for additional info in the back of the book.

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