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Marine Mammals By Robyn Brabham
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There many different animals from birds to mammals to fish to invertebrates to amphibians and reptiles. But my book focuses on aquatic mammals. What are aquatic mammals? Aquatic is a living thing... More > that can swim. A mammal is a thing that breathes in oxygen and has live births, like dolphins and whales do. Semi-aquatic is a mammal that goes on land and water, like seals and otters.< Less
Reported Incidences of Parasitic Infections in Marine Mammals from 1892 to 1978 By John Felix
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The role of parasites in the lives and deaths of marine mammals has been scrutinized by biologists for decades, but the scientific literature prior to 1978 has been difficult to acquire and... More > time-consuming to search. Now this new bibliography gives researchers a convenient resource for reviewing the classical literature on parasites of marine mammals to assess historical infection prevalence and geographical distribution. Here is a comprehensive list of parasites from marine mammals, based on the scientific literature published between the late 1800’s and 1978, including sources of information, geographical locations of the host/parasite, and possible synonyms suggested by the original sources. It provides a valuable resource for stranding response personnel, aquatic animal veterinarians, marine biologists, and professional parasitologists, and is a critical aid to our further understanding of the intriguing interactions between the marine mammals and their underwater “passengers.”< Less
Reported Incidences of Parasitic Infections in Marine Mammals from 1892 to 1978 By John Felix
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This book is a comprehensive list of parasites reported from marine mammals, based on the scientific literature published between the late 1800’s and 1978, including sources of information,... More > geographical locations of the host/parasite, and possible synonyms suggested by the original sources. It covers the parasite groups Acanthocephala, Acarina, Anoplura, Cestoda, Nematoda, and Trematoda, and the host orders Pinnipedia (seals, sea lions, walruses), Cetacea (whales, dolphins), and Carnivora (sea otters). It provides a valuable resource for stranding response personnel, aquatic animal veterinarians, marine biologists, and professional parasitologists, and is a critical aid to our further understanding of the intriguing interactions between the marine mammals and their underwater “passengers.” ISBN 978-1-60962-042-4< Less
Pursuing a Career in Marine Biology: Everything You Need to Know About Becoming a Marine Biologist By Lonnie Mowry
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Pursuing a Career in Marine Biology: Everything You Need To Know About Becoming a Marine Biologist This book covers several topics including: Chapter 1: How To Become A Marine Biologist Chapter... More > 2: Faqs In Marine Biology Chapter 3: Bachelor In Science Major In Marine Biology Chapter 4: Choosing The Right Marine Biology College Chapter 5: Earning Money As A Marine Biologist Chapter 6: Marine Biologist - The Job Description Chapter 7: Habitats In Marine Biology Chapter 8: Aquaculture And Marine Biology Chapter 9: Majoring In Marine Biology Chapter 10: Mammal Marine Biologists 101 Chapter 11: Considering Marine Biology Chapter 12: Marine Biology - The Related Professions Chapter 13: Marine Biology Jobs You Can Do Chapter 14: The Marine Biologist Chapter 15: Related Fields And Marine Biology Chapter 16: Risks And Pitfalls Of Marine Biology and so much more! Scroll up... and click on "Buy Now" to deliver almost instantly to your iPad or other reading device.< Less
Aquatic Cousins By Ayla Mae Wild
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Beautifully illustrated with luminescent watercolors, Aquatic Cousins introduces young readers to the similarities among humans and sea mammals. The text is instructive, while remaining accessible to... More > even the youngest listeners, through the dripping, glittering, reflective, undersea world that Ayla Mae Wild has painted. The dolphin, the whale, the otter, and the adorable sea lion are images you will not soon forget. -Melanie Bishop, author of 'My So-Called Ruined Life'< Less
Miqquliit Tariurmiutat By Inhabit Media
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Marine mammals from Nunavut with their corresponding Inuktitut names. This book is aimed at children just beginning to recognize words. Each Inuktitut name is represented through syllabic characters... More > and Roman orthography.< Less
Alaska's Great White Sharks By Bruce Wright
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Over the past three decades, ecologist Bruce Wright has studied several top-level predators in Alaska, including eagles, orcas, bears, sharks and other predators. In this wonderful book, Bruce... More > reveals what is and is not known about the biology and behavior of white sharks, with particular emphasis on their occurrence in Alaska waters and role in the local marine ecology. By summarizing his work on the ecology of other Alaskan sharks, Bruce also offers a rare peek into how ecologists model the complex interactions among multiple levels of marine ecosystems and the likely consequences of human extirpation of sharks from the marine trophic web off Alaska. This book will be of great interest to anyone who works or recreates in coastal Alaska, students and professionals in marine ecology and conservation, as well as anyone who wants to know more about white sharks and other sharks, creatures which must surely rank among the most seductive of maritime mysteries.< Less
Alaska's Great White Sharks By Bruce Wright
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Over the past three decades, ecologist Bruce Wright has studied several top-level predators in Alaska, including eagles, orcas, bears, sharks and other predators. In this wonderful book, Bruce... More > reveals what is and is not known about the biology and behavior of white sharks, with particular emphasis on their occurrence in Alaska waters and role in the local marine ecology. By summarizing his work on the ecology of other Alaskan sharks, Bruce also offers a rare peek into how ecologists model the complex interactions among multiple levels of marine ecosystems and the likely consequences of human extirpation of sharks from the marine trophic web off Alaska. This book will be of great interest to anyone who works or recreates in coastal Alaska, students and professionals in marine ecology and conservation, as well as anyone who wants to know more about white sharks and other sharks, creatures which must surely rank among the most seductive of maritime mysteries.< Less
Tides of Maryna's Love By Donica Covey
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Maryna Duile has challenged her sisters to a find-the-mortal contest. She places an ad in the local paper, but when there are no immediate replies she heads for Olympus and an afternoon with her... More > close friend Eros. River Braddock is a marine mammal biologist and he’s just discovered a new species of dolphin. What he doesn’t know is that this is no ordinary dolphin, but Triton, chaperone to Maryna during her stay on earth. Maryna’s first meeting with River is anything but stellar, but the more she thinks of him, the more she needs him and the more she blunders her spells. Once she gets into the flow will she win his heart or be all washed up?< Less
Animal UniVerses By Alicia Wishart
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After 6 years of painting over 200 animals, Alicia Wishart has covered one for each letter of the alphabet. From the common to the bizarre, each mammal, fish, reptile, amphibian and bird is full of... More > character and colour. Accompanied by a four line poem for each, this book is so full of whimsy and humour, you won't even realize you're also learning. A book to grow on, adults will have just as much enjoyment reading it as the little ones listening.< Less