Marine Mammals, Second Edition: Evolutionary Biology

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9780120885527: Marine Mammals, Second Edition: Evolutionary Biology

Berta and Sumich have succeeded yet again in creating superior marine reading! This book is a succinct yet comprehensive text devoted to the systematics, evolution, morphology, ecology, physiology, and behavior of marine mammals. The first edition, considered the leading text in the field, is required reading for all marine biologists concerned with marine mammals. Revisions include updates of citations, expansion of nearly every chapter and full color photographs. This title continues the tradition by fully expanding and updating nearly all chapters.

* 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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The must have reference on Marine Mammals.

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Whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, walruses, sea otters, dugongs, manatees, and even polar bears live significat parts of their lives miles from terra firma. Marine Mammals: Evolutionary Biology reviews many of the adaptations that enable them to live so successfully.
Written by two leading marine mammalogists, this comprehensive text employs a comparative phylogenic approach to marine mammal diversity. By establishing an evolutionary framework for the principal lineages, the authors provide a phylogenetic context for chapters on major organ systems, diving physiology, diet, sound production and echolocation, reproductive behavior, and conservation. Designed both as an advanced text and as a reference for professionals, this book will be required reading for all biologists concerned with marine mammals.

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