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Dolphins and porpoises

Ellis, Richard

Dolphins and porpoises

by Ellis, Richard

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Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dolphins,
  • Porpoises

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Ellis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.C43 E44 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 270 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3506589M
    ISBN 100394518004
    LC Control Number82047823


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ASJA Writing Awards Recipient Honorable Mention Best Children's/Young Adult Nonfiction Book Erich Hoyt Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises. In the Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, award-winning author and whale researcher Erich Hoyt takes readers into the field for an intimate encounter with some 90 species of /5(13).

This is an excellent book for referring to about whales, dolphins and porpoises. It tells you about their behaviour, migratory paths and their size compared to a human.

There are brilliant illustrations and this is a great comprehensive guide (in a portable size) for anyone interested in these wonderful creatures/5(67). Dolphins have longer noses, bigger mouths, more curved dorsal fins, and longer, leaner bodies than Northeastern Offshore Spotted Dolphin, shown here, has a falcate, or sickle-shaped dorsal fin and light spotting on the belly.

People use the terms dolphins, porpoises, and whales to describe marine mammals belonging to the order. Dolphins and Porpoises By Guy Belleranti Porpoises and dolphins are fascinating and beautiful sea creatures.

They are in the group of whales called toothed whales. Many people think dolphins and porpoises are fish, but this is simply not true. They are mammals, just like dogs, cats, horses. “[This book] contains many good illustrations of the majority of extant species of whales, dolphins, and porpoises (cetaceans).

It also provides a general overview of the systematics and evolution of cetaceans as a group and very brief summaries of anatomy, feeding, life history, range, and conservation issues for each species. This is an informational non fiction book about dolphins and Porpoises.

This book would be for a more advanced reader as it uses some advanced vocabulary and has more words than the average picture book. This would also be god for animal lovers as it gives so much information of these specific animals and marine life.4/5.

Here’s a Hello, World. board book that teaches toddlers all about our feathered friends—with colors, shapes, sizes, and super-simple facts.

Hello, World. is a series designed to introduce first nonfiction concepts to babies and toddlers. DK Handbook: Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises: The Visual Guide to All the World's Cetaceans (Eyewitness Handbooks) by Mark Carwardine (Dorling Kindersley )() is a wonderful reference book for all the cetaceans in both saltwater and freshwater environments.

I really like the DK Handbooks!/5. Dolphins, porpoises and whales of the world: the IUCN red data bookCited by: Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Dolphins & porpoises by Jean-Pierre Sylvestre; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Dolphins, Porpoises, River dolphins.