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Whales, dolphins, and porpoises of the Western North Atlantic

Stephen Leatherwood

Whales, dolphins, and porpoises of the Western North Atlantic

a guide to their identification

by Stephen Leatherwood

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Seattle, Wash, Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whales -- North Atlantic Ocean -- Identification,
  • Dolphins -- North Atlantic Ocean -- Identification,
  • Porpoises -- Identification

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen Leatherwood, David K. Caldwell, and Howard E. Winn ; with special assistance by William E. Schevill and Melba C. Caldwell
    SeriesNOAA technical report ; NMFS CIRC-396
    ContributionsCaldwell, David Keller, 1928- jt. auth, Winn, Howard E., jt. auth, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13601020M


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Whales, dolphins, and porpoises of the Western North Atlantic by Stephen Leatherwood Download PDF EPUB FB2

ABSTRACT. This field guide is designed to permit observers to identify the cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises) they see in the western North Atlantic, including the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico, and the coastal waters of the United States and Canada.

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A Guide to their Identification. [Stephen Leatherwood; David K Caldwell; Howard E Winn; RHODE ISLAND UNIV NARRAGANSETT GRADUATE SCHOOL OF OCEANOGRAPHY.; Project Gutenberg.;] -- This field guide is designed to permit observers to identify the cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises) they.

Whales, dolphins, and porpoises of the western North Atlantic. Seattle: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, (OCoLC) In the North Atlantic:animals.

The common porpoise is the smallest whale in the North Atlantic. It is of stocky build, with a black or dark grey back, and the sides of its front part bear a light grey patch which, to varying degrees, merges with the dark back. The flippers and the head are dark.

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and Canada. This is a great book that identifies all the different types of whales, dolphines, and porpoises of the western norther atlantic. It also describes in detail the differences between them all and their natural : Stephen Leatherwood.

Whales, Dolphins And Porpoises is an introductory guide that offers enlightening information to 96 species of cetacea, some of which can be spotted on whaling watching tours and expeditions.

The Cultural Lives Of Whales And Dolphins explores the social and cultural aspects of these marine mammals, and provides us with a glimpse into their lives. Protecting Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises. Date: Aug Tweet; Collisions with ships and entanglement in fishing gear threaten the North Atlantic right whale with extinction, while the critically endangered western North Pacific gray whale is at serious risk because of intensive oil and gas development in its feeding grounds.

The Whalewatcher's Handbook is a practical and informative guide to whales, dolphins, and porpoises, their habits, and their appearance. Detailed information about where to see these creatures, how to keep a watching log, institutions key to the study of whales, and sources of information on local whalewatching activities make this a Author: David K.

Bulloch. Leatherwood, Stephen, David K. Caldwell, and Howard E. Winn. Whales, dolphins, and porpoises of the western North Atlantic: a guide to their identification.

With special assistance by William E. Schevill and Melba C. Caldwell. ISBN: Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts is an easy-to-use, panel identification guide to 36 species of cetaceans that occur in the northeastern Atlantic from Nova Scotia to the Caribbean Sea, including the Gulf of Mexico.

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Gray whales are a type of baleen whale who make North Pacific waters their home during spring and summer months.

Gray whales have the longest migration of any marine mammal, traveling okm (12, miles) round trip on their annual. A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to whales, dolphins and porpoises you will find.

From the Common Dolphin to the Killer Whale, discover the world's cetaceans. Over incredible photos, annotations and detailed descriptions highlighting chief characteristics and distinguishing marks will help you to identify different whale, dolphin or porpoise species quickly and easily.5/5(4).

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Books about Whales, Dolphins or other Marine Mammals For fiction or non-fiction about Whales, dolphins and any marine mammals Whales Dolphins and Porpoises by.

Mark Carwardine. avg rating — ratings. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). This page provides all marine mammal stock assessment reports by species/stock.

We also provide this information as regional stock assessment reports. Note: Individual reports are only posted when they are revised from a previous year. Posting of the compliant versions of the older years is in process.

If there is a year that you need now. Stock structure in the western North Atlantic is unknown. POPULATION SIZE.

Total numbers of Atlantic spotted dolphins off the USA or Canadian Atlantic coast are unknown, although three estimates from selected regions of the habitat do exist for select time periods. Because. frontalis.

and. attenuata. are difficult to. Spinner dolphins are distributed in oceanic and coastal tropical waters (Leatherwood et al.

This is presumably an offshore, deep-water species (Schmidly ; Perrin and Gilpatrick ), and its distribution in the Atlantic is very poorly known.

In the western North Atlantic, these dolphins occur in deep water along most of theFile Size: KB. Abstract. This field guide is designed to permit observers to identify the cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises) they see in the waters of the eastern North Pacific, including the Gulf of California, Hawaii, and the western Arctic of North America.

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Ilangakoon. Dolphins, Porpoises and Whales of the World: IUCN Japan known least Leatherwood and Reeves length limit listed live major males Mammals Marine maturity Mead Mesoplodon Monitoring North Atlantic North Pacific northern noted observed occur Ocean origin particularly Parties Perrin population porpoise possible present Press Dolphins, Whales Reviews: 1.

The National Marine Mammal Laboratory (NMML) conducts research on marine mammals important to the mission of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), with particular attention to issues related to marine mammals off the coasts of Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and California.

Dolphins, Porpoises, and Whales: Action Plan for the Conservation of Cetaceans. International Union for the Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland. 92 pp. (Revised edition of Dolphins, Porpoises, and Whales, 2 nd edition, compiled by W.F. Perrin.). Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the World by Baker, Mary L.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises: A Natural History and Species Guide Annalisa Berta The eighty-nine cetacean species that swim our seas and rivers are as diverse as they are intelligent and elusive, from the hundred-foot-long, two-hundred-ton blue whale to the lesser-known tucuxi, ginkgo-toothed beaked whale, and diminutive, critically.

Western Australian Humpback and Right Whales: an Increasing Success Story. Western Australian Museum, Perth. 52 pp. Beddard, E. l A Book of Whales. Putnam's Sons, NY. (A good general treatment of whales and dolphins.) Out of print.

Britain's Sea Mammals Whales, Dolphins, Porpoises and Seals, and where to Find Them, John Dunn, Robert Still, Hugh Harrop,Nature, pages. Britain's Sea Mammals is the essential field guide to all the sea mammals--whales, dolphins, porpoises, and seals--found in.

Transient Killer Whales attack Grey Whales throughout their range, often targeting calves. Historically, there were three grey whale populations, one in the Atlantic, one in the Western Pacific and the one described above in the Eastern Pacific.

The Atlantic population has gone extinct, and may have been a victim of overhunting. In the North Atlantic, long-finned pilot whales (Globicephala melas) are sometimes found as far north as Iceland and Finnmark.

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Dolphins, porpoises and whales of the world: the IUCN red data bookCited by: c. to teach readers the similarities and differences between dolphins and porpoises d. to inform readers that dolphins and porpoises are endangered species 4.

Both dolphins and porpoises a. are gray fish found in the Atlantic Ocean b. live in large pods of 12 or more c.