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              Marine Mammals: Evolutionary Biology

              Marine Mammals: Evolutionary Biology (Hardback, 3rd edition)

              By Berta, Annalisa; Sumich, James L.; Kovacs, Kit M. , Svalbard, Norway)

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              Marine Mammals: Evolutionary Biology, Third Edition is a succinct, yet comprehensive text devoted to the systematics, evolution, morphology, ecology, physiology, and behavior of marine mammals. Earlier editions of this valuable work are considered required reading for all marine ...biologists concerned with marine mammals, and this text continues that tradition of excellence with updated citations and an expansion of nearly every chapter that includes full color photographs and distribution maps. * Comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the biology of all marine mammals* Provides a phylogenetic framework that integrates phylogeny with behavior and ecology* Features chapter summaries, further readings, an appendix, glossary and an extensive bibliography* Exciting new color photographs and additional distribution maps
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              ISBN 9780123970022
              Released NZ 23 Apr 2015
              Publisher Elsevier Science Publishing Co
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

              Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (Hardback, 3rd edition)

              Edited by Wursig, Bernd; Thewissen, J. G. M. 'Hans'; Kovacs, Kit M. , Svalbard, Norway)

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              The exciting third edition of this already well-known and respected work, The Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, features revisions of the comprehensive coverage in previous editions of such topics as taxonomy, systematics, evolution, anatomy/morphology, behavioral and physiological... ecology, and more, as well as new content on of topics of anthropogenic concern; modern information on results of emerging threats such as ocean noise (including intensive navy, industrial, and other sources); impacts of climate change; and cutting edge research and results on various aspects of evolutionary biology. The latter includes new systematics information, with several re-considerations of taxonomy. With contributions from and edited by world experts, this new edition is a critical resource for those in marine biology, from upper level undergraduate students attempting to get into a particular research topic to more established graduate students, researchers, and professionals. It also functions as a useful reference with more information on specific topics for those from related fields, such as ecologists, evolutionary biologists, and environmental scientists.
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              ISBN 9780128043271
              Released NZ 30 Nov 2017
              Publisher Elsevier Science Publishing Co
              Interest Age General Audience
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