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Dolphins and other marine mammals

by Kelley MacAulay

  • 274 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Crabtree Pub. in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine mammals -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKelley MacAulay & Bobbie Kalman.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesWhat kind of animal is it?
    ContributionsKalman, Bobbie, 1947-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL713.2 .M23 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3404585M
    ISBN 100778721647, 0778722228
    ISBN 109780778721642, 9780778722229
    LC Control Number2005019986

      Dolphins are small-toothed Cetaceans, a group of marine mammals that evolved from land mammals. They have developed numerous adaptations that make them well suited for life in water including a streamlined body, flippers, blowholes and a layer of blubber for insulation. Dolphins have curved beaks which means they appear to have permanent : Laura Klappenbach. To promote peaceful coexistence, cooperation and communication between marine mammals, humans and the environment we share through research and education. The health and well being of Dolphin Research Center’s dolphins holds absolute precedence over all other interests.

    Whitlow Au at Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology with dolphin BJ.. Whitlow W.L. Au, emeritus faculty at the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa died on Febru , after two months of heart problems at age Even before becoming a researcher and professor in the Marine Mammal Research Program (MMRP), Au was a pioneer in understanding. This is a new responsibility as you are making a vow to take care of a new whole marine mammal family. Without a doubt, being a Marine Mammal Specialist means having the best job in the world! Due to this, one comes to interact with the most intelligent and beautiful creature on the planet: dolphins.

    Ask for more information on the Marine Mammal Protection Act and other legislation that protects dolphins. Direct your concerns on nearly any dolphin protection issue to the Marine Mammal Commission. Marine Mammal Commission East West Highway Suite Bethesda, MD Penguin Books, New York, NY. In general, dolphins can measure anything from four feet ( metres) to 30 feet ( metres). This indicates how very diverse this class of marine mammals is. They are all carnivores, usually feeding on soft squid and fish. Dolphins are adept at hunting and have many sharp teeth to seize their prey.


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There are 40 extant species named as : Mammalia.