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Great Whales (Australian Natural History)

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- A fascinating and readable account of the largest mammals - Written by an expert with many years of field experience Seven Great Whales are found in the coastal waters surrounding Australia. There are six of the largest baleen whales-blue whale, fin whale, humpback whale, sei whale, Bryde's whale and southern right whale. Also found is the largest toothed whale-the sperm whale.This book provides a detailed account of these extraordinary and fascinating creatures for the interested layperson. It includes the history of people's association with these huge mammals, at first through legend and wonder, then whaling, and more recently whale watching. It describes their highly specialized-but still basically mammalian-structure and biology and their past and current status.

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Seven Great Whales are found in the coastal waters surrounding Australia. There are six of the largest baleen whalesblue whale, fin whale, humpback whale, sei whale, Brydes whale and southern right whale. Also found is the largest toothed whalethe sperm whale.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780643093737
Author:
Bannister, John
Publisher:
CSIRO Publishing
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - Mammals
Subject:
Mammals
Subject:
Marine Life
Subject:
Whales
Subject:
Whales - History
Subject:
Animals - Mammals
Subject:
Nature Studies-Ocean and Marine Biology
Copyright:
Series:
Australian Natural History
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
142
Dimensions:
9.30x6.60x.40 in. .85 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Seven Great Whales are found in the coastal waters surrounding Australia. There are six of the largest baleen whalesblue whale, fin whale, humpback whale, sei whale, Brydes whale and southern right whale. Also found is the largest toothed whalethe sperm whale.
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