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Marine mammals of British Columbia

G. C. Pike

Marine mammals of British Columbia

by G. C. Pike

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Published by Fisheries Research Board of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby G.C. Pike and I.B. MacAskie.
SeriesBulletin / Fisheries Research Board of Canada -- 171
ContributionsMacAskie, I. B.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20565532M

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Marine mammals of British Columbia by G. C. Pike Download PDF EPUB FB2

Marine Mammals of British Columbia includes maps of sightings, and pointers on where to find each species in BC waters. It also contains hundreds of colour photographs and drawings to help recognize these animals in the ocean.

This is an indispensable field guide and reference book for naturalists, boaters and anyone interested in marine by: 9. Marine mammals spend all or most of their lives in ocean waters. In "Marine Mammals of British Columbia," John Ford distills the latest information on 31 species that live in or visit BC waters: 25 whales, dolphins and porpoises; 5 seals and sea lions; and the sea otter/5(15).

MARINE MAMMALS. Marine mammals of British Columbia book is home to a wide variety of marine mammals who trace diverse evolutionary paths. For instance, there are 5 members of the earless seal family, Phocidae--a family with 6 separate distinctions with multiple species per family; all this underneath the order of Cetacea, commonly known as whales and dolphins.

The most picturesque and famous whale in British Columbia reality and. A weakness of the book is that it only focuses upon the west coast but does draw information from other sources into a more complied resource. I wish there was more general knowledge about marine mammals in it as general biology and human interaction are left wanting more but the book does exactly what its intention is: to serve as a field guide/5(15).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pike, Gordon C. Marine mammals of British Columbia. Ottawa, Fisheries Research Board of Canada, (OCoLC) ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: In box.

Description: pages: illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (colour) ; 22 cm. Marine mammals are a diverse group of mammals living mainly in the ocean and depending on the sea for their food.

In and around Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on Vancouver Island, one of few temperate locations in the world with such variety, these include cetaceans (whales, orca and dolphins), pinnipeds (seals and sea lions) and otters.

In Marine Mammals of British Columbia, Dr John Ford presents the latest information on 31 species that live in or visit Canada's west-coast waters: 25 cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) and 6 carnivores (seals, sea lions and the Sea Otter).He discusses their general biology, including how they feed, communicate, reproduce and behave in the marine environment.5/5(6).

Marine Mammals of British Columbia Current Status, Distribution and Critical Habitats John Ford and Linda Nichol Cetacean Research Program Pacific Biological Station Biology of Marine Mammals, Tampa, FL, Nov Locations of West Coast Transient killer whale encountersn = File Size: 2MB.

Book Description: From gray whales giving birth in the lagoons of Baja California to sea otters nestled in kelp beds off California to killer whales living around Vancouver Island—this spectacular stretch of the Pacific Coast boasts one of the most abundant populations of sea mammals on earth.

About this book. John Ford presents the latest information on 31 species of marine mammals that live in or visit British Columbia waters: 25 whales, dolphins and porpoises, 5. Marine Mammal Research News: A Window into the Lives of Resident Killer Whales.

This summer, a team of researchers from the University of British Columbia, together with the Hakai Institute, set out to determine how fish-eating killer whales find their food, and whether there is a shortage of Chinook salmon available to killer whales in the Salish Sea.

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 with updated.

Books shelved as marine-mammals: The Florida Manatee: Biology and Conservation by Roger L. Reep, The Odyssey of KP2: An Orphan Seal, a Marine Biologist. Marine Mammals of British Columbia is an indispensable field guide and reference book for naturalists, boaters and anyone interested in sea life.

John K.B. Ford is head of the Cetacean Research Program at the Pacific Biological Station (Fisheries and Oceans Canada) in Nanaimo, and adjunct professor in the Department of Zoology and the. The first general overview of the province’s mammalian fauna was the BC Provincial Museum’s handbook The Mammals of British Columbia by Ian McTaggart Cowan and Charles Guiguet first published in and last revised in Dated and out-of-print, it has been updated in a series of mammal handbooks published by the Royal BC Museum.

Marine Mammals of the World. Systematics and Distribution () By Dale W. Rice This is the standard for taxonomic usage in Marine Mammal Science and a must for every serious marine mammal scientist’s library shelf or pdf collection.

Please contact Aaron Barleycorn at [email protected] to place an order for one of the few remaining hard copies, at $ plus shipping. List of mammals of British Columbia. Jump to navigation Jump to search Bats (Chiroptera) Vesper bats (Vespertilionidae) California myotis (Myotis californicus) Townsend's big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii) Fringed myotis (Myotis thysanodes) Long-eared myotis (Myotis evotis) Keen's.

Posted inIOFNews, News Release | Tagged with Andrew Trites, British Columbia, Canada, Cetaceans, Faculty, Marine ecosystems, Marine Mammal Research Unit, Marine mammals, Salmon, Whales Using sound to unravel how animal behavior in complex environments.

View the checklist of marine fish species of BC As ofspecies of marine fish have been reported from within the mile Canadian fishery zone in the eastern North Pacific Ocean. Of these, six require better documentation (Bathyraja aleutica, Nansenia crassa, Notoscopelus resplendens, Sebastes polyspinis, and Heterostichus rostratus.

Marine mammals are aquatic mammals that rely on the ocean and other marine ecosystems for their existence. They include animals such as seals, whales, manatees, sea otters and polar are an informal group, unified only by their reliance on marine environments for feeding.

Marine mammal adaptation to an aquatic lifestyle varies considerably between species. Both cetaceans and. Marine Mammals of British Columbia includes maps of sightings, and pointers on where to find each species in BC waters.

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