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 mapsMusculoskeletal system and locomotion (Continued) pelvic girdle and hind limb, 253a254 skull and mandible, 252 sternum and ribs, ... 571 Neobalaenidae family , 78, 673a674 Neophocoena phocaenoides (N. phocaenoides), 90a91 Nervous system. ... organizations (NGO), 625a626 North Atlantic Marine Mammal Commission (NAMMCO), 630 Northern elephant seals ... 82a92 diagnostic features, 79a80 hearing in clan association diagram, 374f click-train production and echo return, anbsp;...
|Author||:||Annalisa Berta, James L. Sumich, Kit M. Kovacs|
|Publisher||:||Academic Press - 2015-03-20|