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Marine mammals

Marine mammals

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesUNEP regional seas reports and studies -- no.55
ContributionsUnited Nations. Environment Programme.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 microfiches :
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Open LibraryOL14322421M

Reeves, Larry Foster Photographer. We also invite you to visit the Center where volunteers, exhibits and signage are available to support your visit and we also offer a variety of tours for different types of groups in which questions can be answered throughout. Photos and video contained within the work are copyrighted by the contributing artists. Each of their hairs is hollow, so they reflect light, giving the bear a white appearance.

The animals travel in small groups. Recommended books on marine mammals Here is a selection of titles that I use regularly or enjoyed reading. Hawaiian monk seals tend to sport scars from attempted shark attacks or injuries from fishing gear. Toothed Whales[ edit ] Physeter macrocephalus Sperm whale Where found: Sperm whales are found in all the oceans of the world. Females are generally larger than the males.

Packed with interesting black-and-white photographs including a number of uncommon species. Females and juveniles tend to be grey with a lighter underside. The Russian military's military dolphin program is believed to have languished in the early s. In exceptional cases they have been encountered as far as miles off-shore in the East China and Yellow Seas, albeit still in shallow water.


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His physiological research focuses on adaptations of marine mammals for deep, prolonged diving. Know and locate the story of how God used a whale in Bible times. Perrin, William E. The destinations of the whales are the coastal waters of Baja California and the southern Gulf of California, where they breed and the young are born.

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To be able to stay under water for long periods, they store extra oxygen in their muscles and blood. For the first 40 years of that century they were hunted by whalers almost to extinction.

Although rare, a female narwhal may also produce a tusk. Whales are the only vertebrate group to use this method of feeding in great abundance flamingos and crabeater seals use similar methods, but do not have baleenand it has allowed them to grow to immense sizes. It is about 75 cm long at birth.

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