[MARMAM] RARE MARINE MAMMAL BOOKS AVAILABLE

Thomas Jefferson sclymene at aol.com
Mon Feb 21 07:07:18 PST 2022


RARE MARINE MAMMAL BOOKS AVAILABLE

   ¡VIVAVaquita! is a non-profit organization dedicated to working to help save the vaquita from extinction.  100% of funds raised are actively used for research and conservation work on the vaquita (Phocoena sinus), the world’s most endangered marine mammal species, and other endangered cetaceans.  The global population of the vaquita now numbers less than 15 individuals and is nearing extinction. Visit our website at www.vivavaquita.org for more details.  
   ¡VIVAVaquita! 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, shipping is extra), but there are many, many more and suggested donation amounts range from US$1-120.  To request books or a list of additional books available (and photos), please contact Tom Jefferson at  sclymene at aol.com.

Allen, G. M. 1916. The whalebone whales of New England. Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History 8:107-322. Hardbound. $30.

Au, W. W. L., A. N. Popper and R. R. Fay. 2000. Hearing by Whales and Dolphins. Springer. $20.

Best, P. B. 2007. Whales and Dolphins of the Southern African Subregion. Cambridge University Press. $65.

Boyd, I. L. 1993. Marine Mammals: Advances in Behavioural and Population Biology. Pages 404 pp. Clarendon Press. $40.

Burns, J. J., J. J. Montague and C. J. Cowles. 1993. The Bowhead Whale. Pages 787 pp. Society for Marine Mammalogy. $25.

Burt, W. H. 1971. Antarctic Pinnipedia. Pages 226 pp. American Geophysical Union, Antarctic Research Series. $21.

Fraser, F. C. 1952. Handbook of R. H. Burne's Cetacean Dissections. British Museum (Natural History). $15.

Garner, G. W., S. C. Amstrup, J. L. Laake, B. J. F. Manley, L. L. Mcdonald and D. G. Robertson. 1999. Marine Mammal Survey and Assessment Methods. Pages 287 pp. A. A. Balkema. $52.

Graells, M. P. 1889. Las ballenas en las costas oceanicas de Espana. MEMORIAS DE LA REAL ACADEMIA DE CIENCIAS EXACTAS, FISICAS Y NATURALES DE MADRID 8:1-115, +119pls. $18.

Haug, T., G. Desportes, G. A. Vikingsson and L. Witting. 2003. Harbour porpoises in the North Atlantic. Pages 315 pp. NAMMCO Scientific Publications. $14.

Jones, M. L., S. L. Swartz and S. Leatherwood. 1984. The Gray Whale Eschrichtius robustus. Pages 600 pp. Academic Press. $38.

Kellogg, R. 1965. Fossil marine mammals from the Miocene Calvert Formation of Maryland and Virginia, Volume 1, pt. 1. A new whalebone whale from the Miocene Calvert formation, pt. 2. The Miocene Calvert sperm whale Orycterocetus. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 247:1-63. $12.

Kellogg, R. 1966. Fossil marine mammals from the Miocene Calvert Formation of Maryland and Virginia, Volume 2, pt. 3. New species of extinct Miocene Sirenia, pt. 4. A new Odontocete from the Calvert Miocene of Maryland Bulletin of the United States National Museum 247:65-101. $12.

Kraus, S. D. and R. M. Rolland. 2007. The Urban Whale: North Atlantic Right Whales at the Crossroads. Harvard University Press.  $13.

Mackintosh, N. A. and J. F. G. Wheeler. 1929. Southern blue and fin whales. Discovery Reports 1:257-540. $28.

Matthews, L. H. 1938. The sei whale, Balaenoptera borealis. Discovery Reports 17:183-290. Hardbound. $16.

Mitchell, E. (ed). 1975. Review of biology and fisheries for smaller cetaceans. Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada 32(7): 879-1242.   Special issue of journal on dolphins, porpoises, and small whales.  $10.

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. $16.

Norris, K. S., B. Wursig, R. S. Wells and M. Wursig. 1994. The Hawaiian Spinner Dolphin. University of California Press.  $12.

Notarbartolo Di Sciara, G., M. Podesta and B. E. Curry. 2016. Mediterranean Marine Mammal Ecology and Conservation. Pages 428 pp.  Advances in Marine Biology.  $65.

Osgood, W. H., E. A. Preble and G. H. Parker. 1915. The fur seals and other life of the Pribilof Islands, Alaska, in 1914. Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries 34:172+ pp. $23.

Payne, R. 1983. Communication and behavior of whales. Pages 643 pp.  AAAS Selected Symposium. Westview Press, Inc,, Boulder, Co.  $17.

Perrin, W. F., B. Wursig and J. G. Thewissen. 2002. Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. Pages 1414 pp. Academic Press.  $45.

Pryor, K. and K. S. Norris. 1991. Dolphin Societies: Discoveries and Puzzles. Pages 397 pp. University of California Press.  $18.

Richard, M. J. 1936. Documents sur les Cetaces et Pinnipedes provenant des campagnes du Prince Albert 1er de Monaco. Resultats des Campagnes Scientifiques Accomplies sur son Yacht par Albert 1er Prince Souverain de Monaco 44:72 pp. $21.

Ridgway, S. H. 1972. Mammals of the Sea: Biology and Medicine. Pages 812 pp. Charles C. Thomas.  $120.

Scientific Reports of the Whales Research Institute. Most issues available (please designate issues desired).  $10/issue.

Sokolov, V. E. and V. A. Arsen'ev. 2006. Baleen Whales: Mammals of Russia and Adjacent Regions. Smithsonian Institution Libraries.  $28.

Truitt, D. 1974. Dolphins and Porpoises: A Comprehensive Annotated Bibliography of the Smaller Cetacea. Gale Research Co.  $24.

Wheeler, J. F. G. 1930. The age of fin whales at physical maturity with a note on multiple ovulations. Discovery Reports 2:403-434. $8.

Winn, H. E. and B. L. Olla. 1979. Behavior of Marine Animals, Volume 3: Cetaceans. Pages 438 pp. Plenum Press, New York.  $32.

Wursig, B., J. G. M. Thewissen and K. M. Kovacs. 2017. Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (Third Edition). Pages 1157 pp. Academic Press.  $65.




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