6 edition of Dolphins and Porpoises (Now I Know) found in the catalog.
April 20, 1997
by Troll Communications
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||32|
European Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises: Marine Mammal Conservation in Practice presents an intimate view of the workings of international conservation agreements to protect marine mammals, detailing achievements over the last 25 years, identifying weaknesses and making recommendations that governments, scientists, marine stakeholders and the. Dolphins and porpoises are small, toothed whales belonging to a group of marine mammals called cetaceans. All are protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act and some are also listed under the Endangered Species Act. We work with our partners to study, protect, and conserve these iconic species. 26 species match your filter criteria.
Dive into the world of cetaceans in this short film inspired by ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WHALES, DOLPHINS & PORPOISES, the new book from Erich Hoyt. Praise for ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WHALES, DOLPHINS & PORPOISES. [This book] contains many good illustrations of the majority of extant species of whales, dolphins, and porpoises (cetaceans). It also provides a general overview of the systematics and evolution of cetaceans as a group and very brief summaries of anatomy, feeding, life history, range, and conservation issues for each : University of Chicago Press.
Buy Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises (DK Handbooks) Re-issue (PB, round corners) by Carwardine, Mark (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(21). From the catalog and flap copy: In the Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, award-winning author and whale researcher Erich Hoyt takes readers into the field for an intimate encounter with some 90 species of cetaceans, whose homes range from coastal waters, rivers and lakes to the deep ocean from the Arctic to the g on decades of first-hand .
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ASJA Writing Awards Recipient Honorable Mention Best Children's/Young Adult Nonfiction Book Erich Hoyt Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises. In the Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, award-winning author and whale researcher Erich Hoyt takes readers into the field for an intimate encounter with some 90 species of /5(13).
This is an excellent book for referring to about whales, dolphins and porpoises. It tells you about their behaviour, migratory paths and their size compared to a human. There are brilliant illustrations and this is a great comprehensive guide (in a portable size) for anyone interested in these wonderful creatures/5(67).
Dolphins have longer noses, bigger mouths, more curved dorsal fins, and longer, leaner bodies than Dolphins and Porpoises book Offshore Spotted Dolphin, shown here, has a falcate, or sickle-shaped dorsal fin and light spotting on the belly. People use the terms dolphins, porpoises, and whales to describe marine mammals belonging to the order.
“[This book] contains many good illustrations of the majority of extant species of whales, dolphins, and porpoises (cetaceans). It also provides a general overview of the systematics and evolution of cetaceans as a group and very brief summaries of anatomy, feeding, life history, range, and conservation issues for each species.
Dolphins and Porpoises By Guy Belleranti Porpoises and dolphins are fascinating and beautiful sea creatures. They are in the group of whales called toothed whales. Many people think dolphins and porpoises are fish, but this is simply not true.
They are mammals, just like dogs, cats, horses. Here’s a Hello, World. board book that teaches toddlers all about our feathered friends—with colors, shapes, sizes, and super-simple facts.
Hello, World. is a series designed to introduce first nonfiction concepts to babies and toddlers. DK Handbook: Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises: The Visual Guide to All the World's Cetaceans (Eyewitness Handbooks) by Mark Carwardine (Dorling Kindersley )() is a wonderful reference book for all the cetaceans in both saltwater and freshwater environments.
I really like the DK Handbooks!/5. This is an informational non fiction book about dolphins and Porpoises.
This book would be for a more advanced reader as it uses some advanced vocabulary and has more words than the average picture book. This would also be god for animal lovers as it gives so much information of these specific animals and marine life.4/5.
Handbook of Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the World is the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to these popular mammals. With nearly 1, accurate color illustrations—complete with detailed annotations pointing out significant field marks—this outstanding book covers all 90 species and every subspecies of cetaceans around the globe.
The Handbook of Marine Mammals series was founded with this in mind and now reaches its conclusion with this sixth and final volume.
Within the pages of this classic series, scientists, conservationists and informed layperson alike can find the definitive review of all the world's whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, sea lions, and related. Porpoises are a group of fully aquatic marine mammals, all of which are classified under the family Phocoenidae, parvorder Odontoceti (toothed whales).
There are seven extant species of porpoise. They are small toothed whales that are very closely related to oceanic most obvious visible difference between the two groups is that porpoises have shorter beaks Class: Mammalia.
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Dolphins & porpoises by Jean-Pierre Sylvestre; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Dolphins, Porpoises, River dolphins. The Second Book of Dolphins and the Porpoises. Author: Sam H. Ridgway; Publisher: Elsevier; ISBN: ; Category: Nature; Page: ; View: ; DOWNLOAD NOW» Some of the world's most beautiful, intelligent and highly adapted mammals inhabit our seas and oceans, and have stirred the human imagination for many centuries.
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Dolphins and Porpoises by Mel Berger; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: BC Nonfiction, Juvenile literature, Porpoises, Dolphins. The Fastnet Rock Tour is a day trip that will bring you first, through the spectacular waters of Roaringwater Bay spotting for whales and dolphins on the way.
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Dolphins and porpoises. [Janelle Hatherly; Delia Nicholls] -- Describes the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of dolphins and porpoises and discusses their evolution and relationship to human beings. Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and enemies of dolphins and porpoises Includes bibliographical references and index Dolphins and porpoises -- How can you tell a dolphin -- It's hard to believe -- Some dolphins and porpoises -- Dolphins and porpoises -- Dolphins are among the most playful -- There are many threats -- For centuriesPages: Humans aside, dolphins, whales, and porpoises are often considered to be the smartest creatures on Earth.
Science and nature buffs are drawn to stories of their use of tools, their self-recognition, their beautiful and complex songs, and their intricate societies.
But how do we know what we know, and what does it mean? In Deep Thinkers, renowned cetacean biologist Janet Mann .Explores the similarities between dolphins and porpoises, and how to tell them apart.
Discover how traits like body shape, nose size, and dorsal fin shape can be used to identify these underwater mammals. Each individual title in this twelve book set breaks down the similarities and differences between two animals that are commonly confused.