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Title Mediterranean marine mammal ecology and conservation / volume editor, Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara, Michela Podestà, Barbara E. Curry.

Published Amsterdam : Academic Press, 2016.


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Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Advances in marine biology ; volume 75
Advances in marine biology ; v. 75.
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Contents Front Cover; Mediterranean Marine Mammal Ecology and Conservation; Copyright; Contributors To Volume 75; Contents; Series Contents for Last Fifteen Years*; Preface; Chapter One: Marine Mammals in the Mediterranean Sea: An Overview; 1. The Mediterranean Sea as a Natural Environment for Marine Mammals; 2. Species of Marine Mammals in the Mediterranean Sea; 2.1. Regularly Occurring Species; 2.1.1. Pinnipeds; Mediterranean Monk Seal, Monachus monachus (Hermann, 1779); 2.1.2. Cetaceans; Fin Whale, Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758). Sperm Whale, Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 17582.1.2.3. Cuvierś Beaked Whale, Ziphius cavirostris G. Cuvier, 1823; Short-Beaked Common Dolphin, Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758; Long-Finned Pilot Whale, Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809); Rissoś Dolphin, Grampus griseus (G. Cuvier, 1812); Killer Whale, Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758); Striped Dolphin, Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833); Rough-Toothed Dolphin, Steno bredanensis (Lesson, 1828); Common Bottlenose Dolphin, Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821). Harbour Porpoise, Black Sea Subspecies, Phocoena p. relicta Abel, 19052.2. Irregular but Repeated Occurrences: Cetaceans; 2.2.1. Common Minke Whale, Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804; 2.2.2. Humpback Whale, Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781); 2.2.3. False Killer Whale, Pseudorca crassidens (Owen, 1846); 2.3. Very Rare Mediterranean Occurrences; 2.3.1. Pinnipeds; Hooded Seal, Cystophora cristata (Erxleben, 1777); Harp Seal, Pagophilus groenlandicus (Erxleben, 1777); Harbour Seal, Phoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758; 2.3.2. Cetaceans. North Atlantic Right Whale, Eubalaena glacialis (Müller, 1776) Sei Whale, Balaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828; Grey Whale, Eschrichtius robustus (Lilljeborg, 1861); Dwarf Sperm Whale, Kogia sima (Owen, 1866); Northern Bottlenose Whale, Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770); Sowerbyś Beaked Whale, Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804); Blainvilleś Beaked Whale, Mesoplodon densirostris (Blainville, 1817); Gervais Beaked Whale, Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855). Short-Finned Pilot Whale, Globicephala macrorhynchus Gray, 18462.3.2.10. Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphin, Sousa plumbea (G. Cuvier, 1829); Harbour Porpoise, Atlantic Subspecies, Phocoena p. phocoena (Linnaeus, 1758); 3. Distributional Patterns of Mediterranean Marine Mammals; 3.1. Alborán Sea and Strait of Gibraltar; 3.2. Algero-Provençal Basin; 3.3. Tyrrhenian Sea and Eastern Ligurian Sea; 3.4. Adriatic Sea; 3.5. Strait of Sicily, Tunisian Plateau and Gulf of Sirte; 3.6. Ionian Sea and Central Mediterranean; 3.7. Aegean Sea; 3.8. Levantine Sea.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Other author Notarbartolo di Sciara, Giuseppe, editor.
Podestà, Michela, editor.
Curry, Barbara E., editor.
Elsevier issuing body.
Subject Marine mammals -- Ecology -- Mediterranean Region.
Marine mammals -- Conservation -- Mediterranean Region.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780128052969 (ePub ebook)
0128052961 (ePub ebook)
9780128051528 (hbk.)