Transients: Mammal-Hunting Killer Whales Of British Columbia, Washington, And Southeastern Alaska
ISBN : 9780295978178
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Describes the natural history of killer whales and provides a catalogue of identification photographs for whale enthusiasts. With a focus on transient killer whales, Ford (director of marine mammal research, Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre and professor at the U. of British Columbia) and Ellis (marine mammal research technician, Pacific Biological Station) give the latest information on their feeding habits, social lives, and distribution patterns. The catalogue section contains color and b&w photographs of and notes on about 200 individual whales, and sidebars present interesting observations on encounters with transients as well as where and how to watch for them. Lacks an index. Distributed by U. of Washington Press. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Product dimensions : 9x0.25x10.75 inches
Product weight : 0.92 pounds
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