3 edition of Mammals in the sea. found in the catalog.
Mammals in the sea.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
|Series||The Ocean world of Jacques Cousteau ; 10|
|LC Classifications||QL713.2 .C68 1973|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||144 p. :|
|Number of Pages||144|
|LC Control Number||73013318|
About this book. Britain's Sea Mammals is the essential field guide to all the sea mammals – whales, dolphins, porpoises, and seals – found in coastal n's Sea Mammals features more than stunning photographs and close to 40 detailed and beautiful illustrations of 34 species of sea mammals, paying special attention to the 14 species most readily seen and most likely to be. Land mammals breathe oxygen through nostrils but some marine mammals breathe through blowholes. Compare and contrast mammals that live on land to those that live in the water. This nonfiction picture book with a cuddle factor includes a 4-page For Creative Minds section in the back of the book and a page cross-curricular Teaching Activity.
The U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program (NMMP) is a program administered by the U.S. Navy which studies the military use of marine mammals - principally bottlenose dolphins and California sea lions - and trains animals to perform tasks such as ship and harbor protection, mine detection and clearance, and equipment recovery. The program is based in San Diego, California, where animals are housed. "The Handbook of the Mammals of the World, Volume 4 Sea Mammals is a detailed reference to the cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises), sirenians (manatees and dugongs) and pinnipeds (seals and sea lions) of the world. While covered in many field guides of marine mammals, this volume does not cover Polar Bear and the two marine species of otter, which are covered in Volume 5/5(1).
Fiddler Crab — The males of this crab species have one claw that is much, much bigger than the other one. Fin Whale — This is the second largest animal alive after the blue whale. It also eats krill and other small mammals to survive. Flameback — A kind of sea snail that has a back with colored protrusions that look like flames. Some ocean animals spend most of their life in the waters near the land. Others live most of their life in the deeper open sea. Even though the open sea is the largest habitat, it is estimated that only five percent of the world's animal species live there. More Ocean .
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Born inwas a French naval officer, explorer, ecologist, and filmmaker, who studied the sea. Although he is most famous to us from his television programmes, he also co-developed the aqua-lung, and pioneered marine conservation /5(6). Mammals of the Sea - Biology and Medicine Hardcover – January 1, by Sam H Ridgway (Editor) › Visit Amazon's Sam H Ridgway Page.
Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Sam H Ridgway. describes in fascinating detail all species of the world's whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals and sea lions, manatees, Marine and Sea Otters, and the Polar Bear.
Written by a team of experts and featuring more than illustrations, photographs, and maps, this new guide offers more authoritative, up-to-date, and accessible information than any book previously published on the subject/5(59).
Get this from a library. Mammals in the sea. [Jacques Yves Cousteau] -- Anyone who has seen the early morning feeding at sea on a calm day has also witnessed the superiority of the warm-blooded physiology over the cold-blooded way of life.
Sardines, sprats, anchovies. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cousteau, Jacques, Mammals in the sea. New York: World Pub., (OCoLC) Document Type.
Europe's Sea Mammals Including the Azores, Madeira, the Canary Islands and Cape Verde: A field guide to the whales, dolphins, porpoises and seals (WILDGuides).
About this book. This cutting-edge photographic identification guide to Europe's sea mammals – the only such guide of its kind – covers the 39 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises and 9 species of seals found in the region, which spans the eastern Atlantic from Iceland to Macaronesia, and the Mediterranean, Caspian and Baltic seas.
The book is structured with a slim introduction, a more lengthy essay on Sea Mammal Conservation (pages 17 – 32) before the species accounts pages () followed by an extensive list of 2, references (pages ) followed by the index.
Marine mammal ecology. Marine mammals represent a variety of ecological roles, including herbivores (manatees), filter feeders (baleen whales), and top predators (killer whales).Mammals evolved on land around million years ago.
Each taxonomic marine mammal group evolved from a different group of land mammals, whose ancestors separately ventured back into the ocean environment. The first sea mammal he ever saw was a humpback whale that washed up on Peggotty Beach near his grandmother's summer cottage.
The first whale he ever encountered was a right whale that swam within 50 yards of his dory in Peggotty Bay. Jerry Pallotta is the best-selling children's author of 70 books. This is his tenth book with an ocean theme/5(8).
Here I am slowly reading Moby Dick and along comes The Sea Mammal Alphabet. It's full of whalesI count sixteen out of the twenty-six animals pictured in the book, including Blue Whale, Fin Whale, Gray Whale, Humpback Whale, Melonhead (Beluga Whale), Pilot Whale, and, happily the Sperm Whale/5.
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Books by Caroline Arnold include Birds: Nature's Magnificent Flying Machines, Shockers of the Sea, African Animals (Morrow Junior books), Dinosaur Mountain (Clarion Books), which was named an ALA Notable Book. In addition to writing, Caroline spends much of /5(4).
The National Audubon Society Guide to Marine Mammals of the World describes in fascinating detail all species of the world's whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals and sea lions, manatees, Marine and Sea Otters, and the Polar Bear.
Written by a team of experts and featuring more than illustrations, photographs, and maps, this new guide offers more authoritative, up-to-date, and 5/5(1).
Books shelved as marine-mammals: The Florida Manatee: Biology and Conservation by Roger L. Reep, The Odyssey of KP2: An Orphan Seal, a Marine Biologist.
Pursuant to sectionFlorida Statutes, the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has published its Agency Regulatory Plan Agency Regulatory Plan.
Check out photos of Mammals of the Sea. Sea Otter. This member of the weasel family is also the smallest marine mammal, with females weighing about 60 pounds and males weighing up to Author: Dnews.
Popular Mammals Books Showing of 1, National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mammals (Paperback) by. National Audubon Society (shelved 5 times as mammals) The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea (Hardcover) by.
Philip Hoare (shelved 2 times as mammals). Berta and Sumich have succeeded yet again in creating superior marine reading. This book is a succinct yet comprehensive text devoted to the systematics, evolution, morphology, ecology, physiology, and behavior of marine mammals.
The first edition, considered the leading text in the field, is required reading for all marine biologists concerned with marine mammals.4/5(2). Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. Book • 2nd Edition • Edited by: The systematics of all of these sea mammals, living and fossil, is a flourishing field of research; many details are currently contested, and several paraphyletic groupings await resolution, so changes in the prevailing classification may be anticipated.
Get this from a library! Mammals of the sea. [Alvin Silverstein; Virginia B Silverstein; Bernard Garbutt] -- Describes the evolution, characteristics, habitats, behavior, and young of seals, walruses, whales, dolphins, manatees, dugongs, and other mammals of the sea.Marine mammals of the Canary Islands include varieties of cetaceans, such as rorquals (not much known about their distributions in northeastern Atlantic), sperm whales, Kogia, little known beaked whales, orcas, the short-finned pilot whales, false killer whales, Risso's dolphins, common and bottlenose dolphins.
Vagrant hooded seals also appear every now and again.Harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) are the most commonly seen marine mammals in the Salish Sea and can be found throughout the region year round. They have been intensively studied within the Salish Sea and this species profile provides an overview of what is known about them.
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