1 edition of Biology of Puget Sound marine mammals and marine birds found in the catalog.
Biology of Puget Sound marine mammals and marine birds
by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service in Rockville, Md
Written in English
|Statement||John Calambokidis ... [et al.]|
|Series||NOAA technical memorandum NOS OMA -- 18.|
|Contributions||Calambokidis, John., United States. National Ocean Service.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 159 p. :|
|Number of Pages||159|
This new edition of Marine Mammals of the World describes and illustrates newly discovered and rarely photographed species, making it the most comprehensive and up-to-date identification guide available.. This edition continues to meet the research-focused needs of marine biologists and conservation biologists by providing a tremendous influx of new photos, taking advantage . Most common marine mammal in Puget Sound Shy, but curious. Pupping occurs June/July in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and San Juan Islands Dark brown to black Male: 8'/ lbs; Female: 6'/ lbs. Extended, rolled flap ears Long leathery flippers, nails mid-flipper Walks on all four flippers; doglike bark Mainly male California sea lions are seenFile Size: KB.
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Buy Biology of Puget Sound marine mammals and marine birds: population health and evidence of pollution effects on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. The marine habitat of Puget Sound can be divided up into nearshore, benthic (associated with the sea floor), and pelagic (open water) habitats.
This article focuses on the pelagic habitat within the Puget Sound. This article was prepared as part of the Puget Sound Fact Book produced by the University of Washington Puget Sound Institute.
BackgroundPuget Sound is important for nesting, wintering, and migration of numerous bird species associated with the marine environment.
More than 70 bird species regularly utilize Puget Sound during some or all stages of their life histories (Gaydos and Pearson ), but only a portion of these are actively being investigated. Studies have focused primarily on abundance. Marine Birds and Mammals of Puget Sound (Puget Sound Book) Paperback – September 1, by Tony Angell (Author)Cited by: Get this from a library.
Biology of Puget Sound marine mammals and marine birds: population health and evidence of pollution effects. [John Calambokidis; United. Inhabits magroves and estuaries, one of the most agressive or all marine animals, more feared than sharks Seabird Characteristics Homeotherms, endotherms, waterproof feathers, oil gland above base of tail, hollow bones for flight, eggs have hard shells, spend significant part of lives at sea,nest on land, webbed feet, only 3% of all birds, need.
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[John Calambokidis; United States. Ocean Assessments Division.; United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.;]. About this Book Catalog Record Details. Biology of Puget Sound marine mammals and marine birds: population View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized.
Commonly found Marine Mammals of Puget Sound Pinnipeds - Seals and Sea Lions Northern Elephant Seal Pacific Mirounga angustirostris Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina Brownish-gray Male: 20'/8, lbs Female: 10'/2, lbs. Internal ears (slight hole) Short fur-covered flippers, nails at end Drags rear flippers behind body Vocalization: Guttural growl File Size: KB.
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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.
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Marine Mammals of the Salish Sea 3 Cetaceans have a particularly interesting 55 million-year old history that began with predatory land mammals known as Mesonychids. These ani-mals probably filled the same niche as modern river otters, seals, or sea lions. They had hoof-like claws and were possibly related to animals thatFile Size: KB.
"This book represents an authoritative and up to date account of our understanding of the biology of marine mammals. Although it does include quite a bit of technical detail, the inclusion of simple chapter summaries and numerous explanatory boxes, ensure that it will be accessible to a range of readers from undergraduate biology students to professional marine mammal biologists/5(10).
Interest in marine mammals has increased dramatically in the last few decades, as evidenced by the number of books, scientific papers, and conferences devoted to these animals. Nowadays, a conference on marine mammals can attract between one and two thousand scientists from around the world.
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