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Marine Mammal Resources

Recommended Reading

  • Reynolds III, J.E., R.S. Wells, and S.D. Eide. 2000. The Bottlenose Dolphin: Biology and Conservation. University Press of Florida: Gainesville, FL.
  • Pryor, K. 1985. Don’t Shoot the Dog! Bantam/Simon & Shuster, New York, NY.
  • Ramirez, K. ed. 1999. Animal Training: Successful Animal Management Through Positive Reinforcement. Shedd Aquarium. Chicago, IL.
  • Hoelzel, R.A., ed. 2002. Marine Mammal Biology. An Evolutionary Approach. Blackwell Science, Ltd. Malden, MA.
  • Reynolds, III, J. E. and S. A. Rommel. 1999. Biology of Marine Mammals. Smithsonian Institution Press: Washington and London.
  • Mann J., Connor R.C., Tyack P.L., Whitehead H. 2000. Cetacean Societies: Field Studies of Dolphins and Whales. University of Chicago Press. Chicago, IL.
  • Pryor, K. and K. S. Norris, ed. 1991. Dolphin Societies: Discoveries and Puzzles. University of
  • California Press: Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA.
  • Reynolds III, J.E., Perrin, W.F., Reeves, R.R., Montgomery, S., Ragen, T.J., ed. 2005. Marine Mammal Research: Conservation Beyond Crisis. John Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, MD.
  • Au, W., A.N. Popper, and R. F. Fay, ed. 2000. Hearing by Whales and Dolphins. New York: Springer-Verlag.
  • Herman, L.M. ed. 1980. Cetacean Behavior: Mechanisms & Functions. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. New York, NY.
  • Geraci, J.R. and Lounsbury, V.J. 2005. Marine Mammals Ashore, A Field Guide for Strandings. Second Edition. National Aquarium in Baltimore. Baltimore, MD.
  • Twiss Jr., J.R. & Reeves, R.R., ed. 1999. Conservation and Management of Marine Mammals Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington & London.
  • Richardson, W.J., Greene Jr., C.R., Malme, C.I., Thomson, D.H. Marine Mammals and Noise. Academic
  • Press, Inc. San Diego, CA.
  • Perrin, F.W., Wursig, B. and Thewissen J.G.M. (eds) 2009. Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, second edition. Academic Press/Elserier Inc. Burlington, MA.
  • Journal of Aquatic Mammals
  • Journal of Marine Mammal Science


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