Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006. Octavo, laminated boards, black and white photographs, text illustrations, diagrams.
Presents an overview of what we know about the natural history, biology, and ecology of whales in the broad context of the dynamics of ocean ecosystems. The volume encompasses multiple points of view to consider the total ecological impact of industrial whaling on the world's oceans. Chapters present perspectives from ecology, population biology, physiology, genetics, evolutionary history, ocean biogeography, economics, culture, and law, among other disciplines.
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