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Conservation and management of marine mammals

Twiss, John R.

Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press c1999

Available at Central Connecticut State University  Stack Level 6  (QL713.2 C65 1999 )()

  • Title:
    Conservation and management of marine mammals
  • Author: Twiss, John R.; Reeves, Randall R.; Montgomery, Suzanne.
  • Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press
  • Creation Date: c1999
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: xi, 471 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Subjects: Marine mammals; Endangered species; Wildlife conservation
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Contents: Introduction / John R. Twiss Jr. and Randall R. Reeves
    The evolution of North American attitudes toward marine mammals / David M. Lavigne, Victor B. Scheffer, and Stephen R. Kellert
    The laws governing marine mammal conservation in the United States / Donald C. Baur, Michael J. Bean, and Michael L. Gosliner
    Ecosystems : patterns, processes, and paradigms / Marc Mangel and Robert J. Hofman
    Marine mammal interactions with fisheries / Simon P. Northridge and Robert J. Hofman
    The tuna-dolphin controversy / Michael L. Gosliner
    Seals, sea lions, and salmon in the Pacific Northwest / Mark A. Fraker and Bruce R. Mate
    The International Whaling Commission and the contemporary whaling debate / Ray Gambell
    The Antarctic Treaty System / Lee A. Kimball
    The Hawaiian monk seal : biology of an endangered species / Timothy J. Ragen and David M. Lavigne
    The Hawaiian monk seal : management of an endangered species / David M. Lavigne
    Efforts to conserve the manatees / John E. Reynolds III
    Selected examples of small cetaceans at risk / William F. Perrin
    Efforts to conserve the North Atlantic right whale / Steven K. Katona and Scott D. Kraus
    Endangered species : the common denominator / Daryl P. Domning
    Marine debris pollution / David W. Laist, James M. Coe, and Kathryn J. O'Hara
    Marine mammal die-offs : causes, investigations, and issues / Joseph R. Geraci, John Harwood, and Valerie J. Lounsbury
    Marine mammal stranding networks / Dean Wilkinson and Graham A.J. Worthy
    Marine mammals in captivity / Randall R. Reeves and James G. Mead
    Marine mammal conservation : guiding principles and their implementation / Gary K. Meffe, William F. Perrin, and Paul K. Dayton.
  • OCLC Number: 39627649
  • Identifier: ISBN1560987782;LCCN98039366