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Main Title The Bowhead whale /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Burns, John J.
Montague, J. Jerome
Cowles, Cleveland J.
Publisher Society for Marine Mammalogy,
Year Published 1993
OCLC Number 28107201
ISBN 0935868623 :; 9780935868623
Subjects Bowhead whale. ; Groenlandse walvissen. ; Baleines franches.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  QL737.C423B67 1993 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 07/11/2011
Collation xxxvi, 787 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes Preface -- Introduction -- Physical environment of the Bering Sea population -- Evolutionary relationships and classification -- Anatomy and physiology -- Behavior -- Foods and feeding ecology -- Reproduction -- Morbidity and mortality -- Distribution and movement -- Stock sizes prior to commercial whaling -- Current population size and dynamics -- Feeding and growth as indicated by stable isotopes -- Commercial whaling in the North Atlantic sector -- Commercial whaling in the North Pacific sector -- Subsistence whaling -- Man-made noise and behavioral responses -- Presence and potential effects of contaminants -- Epilogue -- Geographic index -- General index. This book is intended to be a cohesive species account of the bowhead whale. Chapters detail the Bering Sea population, evolutionary relationships and classification, anatomy and physiology, behavior, foods and feeding ecology, reproduction, morbidity and mortality, distribution and movement, population size and dynamics, commercial whaling, subsistence whaling, and the influence of man and his activities.
Place Published Lawrence, KS
Corporate Au Added Ent Society for Marine Mammalogy.
Title Ser Add Ent Special publication (Society for Marine Mammalogy) ; no. 2.
PUB Date Free Form 1993
Series Title Untraced Special publication / Society for Marine Mammalogy ; no. 2
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 93083819
Merged OCLC records 60266919
OCLC Time Stamp 20110708135431
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 02733cam 2200457Ia 45020