[MARMAM] RARE MARINE MAMMAL BOOKS AVAILABLE
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RARE MARINE MAMMAL BOOKS AVAILABLE
¡VIVA Vaquita! is a non-profit organization dedicated to working to help save the vaquita from extinction. All funds raised are actively used for research and conservation work on the vaquita (Phocoena sinus), the world’s most endangered marine mammal species. The global population of this species now numbers less than 15 individuals and is nearing extinction. Visit our website at www.vivavaquita.org for more details.
¡VIVA Vaquita! has hundreds of marine mammal books, reprints, monographs, and journals that are available for a donation to the organization. Below is a sample of some of the rarer items we have (price listed is suggested donation), but there are many, many more and suggested donation amounts range from US$1-150. For a list of additional books available (and photos), check this link: http://www.vivavaquita.org/assets/vv-bookstore2.pdf. HC = hardcover, PB = paperback/soft wrappers. For more info, or to order books, please contact Tom Jefferson at sclymene at aol.com.
Goode, G. B. 1884, 1887. The Fisheries and Fishery Industries of the United States (volume on marine mammals and fisheries). Government Printing Office. HC. $85.
Hawley, F. 1958. Whales and Whaling in Japan (separate of whaling section). Kyoto. HC. $65.
Kaiser, H. E. 1974. Morphology of the Sirenia. A Macroscopic and X-ray Atlas of the Osteology of Recent Species. S. Karger, Basel. HC (new in plastic wrap). $25
Kleinenberg, S. E., A. V. Yablokov, B. M. Belkovich and M. N. Tarasevich. 1964. Beluga (Delphinapterus leucas): Investigation of the Species. Israel Program for Scientific Translations. HC. $22
Mitchell, E. D. 1975. Porpoise, dolphin and small whale fisheries of the world. IUCN Monograph 3:129 pp. PB. $8
Mitchell, E. (ed.) 1975. Review of biology and fisheries for smaller cetaceans (special issue on dolphins and porpoises). Pp 879-1242. Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada. PB. $12
Norris, K. S. and J. H. Prescott. 1961. Observations on Pacific cetaceans of Californian and Mexican waters. University of California Publications in Zoology 63:291-402. PB. $28
Norris, K. S. (ed.) 1966. Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises. 789 pp. University of California Press, Berkeley (reprint edition). HC. $35
Pryor, K. and K. S. Norris (eds.). 1991. Dolphin Societies: Discoveries and Puzzles. 397 pp. University of California Press. HC. $22
Starbuck, A. 1878. History of the American Whale Fishery. Castle. (reprint edition). HC. $24
True, F. W. 1889. Contributions to the natural history of the cetaceans, a review of the family Delphinidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 36:191 pp. + plates. HC. $120
True, F. W. 1904. Whalebone Whales of the Western North Atlantic Compared with Those Occurring in European Waters with Some Observations on the Species of the North Pacific. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge (first edition). HC. $85
True, F. W. 1904. Whalebone Whales of the Western North Atlantic Compared with Those Occurring in European Waters with Some Observations on the Species of the North Pacific. Smithsonian Institution Press. (1983 reprint edition). HC. $32
True, F. W. 1910. An account of the beaked whales of the family Ziphiidae in the collection of the United States National Museum, with remarks on some species in other American museums. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 73:42 pp. + plates. PB. $34
Twiss, J. R. and R. R. Reeves (eds). 1999. Conservation and Management of Marine Mammals. 471 pp. Smithsonian Institution Press. HC. $18
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