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The Pinnipeds

Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses

by Marianne Riedman

  • 373 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammals,
  • Seals (Animals),
  • Pinnipedia,
  • Animals,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Walruses,
  • General,
  • Science / Biology,
  • Sea lions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages439
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7709320M
    ISBN 100520064984
    ISBN 109780520064980

    This book gathers in a comprehensive way the information available on the effects of the exceptionally strong Niño on a group of marine mammals, the pinnipeds. It presents an analysis of the effects of environmental stress on the populations of top predators. Buy The Pinnipeds: Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses Reprinted Ed by Riedman (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 4/5(12).

    Synonyms for pinniped in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for pinniped. 2 synonyms for pinniped: pinnatiped, pinniped mammal. What are synonyms for pinniped? Define pinniped. pinniped synonyms, pinniped pronunciation, pinniped translation, English dictionary definition of pinniped. published on pinniped behavior and ecology but none has been a detailed single-species account nor as focused as this book. They all belong to a group of animals called pinnipeds. (Pinniped means "feather-footed.").

    Pinnipeds are comprised of about 34 species, and of those at least 25% live permanently in tropical zones. This book reviews and updates current research on the biology, marine ecology, bio-monitoring, and conservation of tropical pinniped populations, including their behavior, anthropogenic stressors, and health. Pinniped Biology Pinnipeds include the true seals (Phocidae), seal lions & furs seals (Otariidae - eared seals) and walruses (Odobenidae). Only true seals and walruses are found in Eastern Canadian waters. The two resident species of seal in Maritime coastal waters are .


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The Pinnipeds by Marianne Riedman Download PDF EPUB FB2

I was interested in increasing my knowledge of pinnipeds. I brought the book with me to the zoo one day and learned that this book is used a a primary teaching source for zoo interns. It is a comfortable and informative read. I highly recommend this book to anyone who would like to increase their knowledge of these wonderful by: Preview this book» What people are The Pinnipeds: Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses Marianne Riedman No preview available - Common terms and phrases.

Fur Seals and Other Pinnipeds (World Book's Animals of the World) by Lome Piasetsky | Aug 1, out of 5 stars 1. Hardcover More Buying Choices $ (25 used & new offers) Pinnipeds (Scary Creatures) by John Malam | Aug 7, Paperback $ $.

Seals Layer Book: Caribou Trifold: Penguins in the Arctic: Seals Simple Fold Books: Draw Polar Bear and SeaLion: North Star Matchbook: Echolocation: Favorite Part of Arctic: Pinnipeds Pocket use with the cards found here: Whales Pocket use with the cards found here: Penguins Pocket use with the cards found here: Cover #2.

Pinnipeds inhabit most aquatic environments including estuaries and continental shelves, tropical seas, the deep ocean, Arctic and Antarctic polar seas.

Pinniped species range over four orders of magnitude in abundance, from the harp seal at about 18 million to the Mediterranean monk seal with fewer than some few hundred individuals.

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I added a Pinnipeds in popular culture to try to help remove some of the cruft from this article. Azoreg22 January (UTC) Seals in Borneo. I recently read (in English translation) a Dutch book that mentioned eating seal meat in Sarawak, Borneo.

This strikes me as unlikely. Are there any seals in that area. Pinniped, (suborder Pinnipedia), any of a group of 34 species of aquatic fin-footed mammals comprising seals, sea lions, and the walrus. Pinnipeds live only in rich marine environments and a few inland or tropical freshwater systems.

Shaped. Get this from a library. Pinnipeds. [John Malam; David Salariya] -- Illustrations, photographs, and see-through pages introduce children to pinnipeds (seals, sea lions, walrus), describing what they are, how they swim, what they eat, their life cycle, and other.

Learn about different types of pinnipeds, including seals, walruses, and sea lions in this book from the Scary Creatures series. Colorful illustrations and photographs help illustrate the life cycles and habitats of these marine mammals.

In this fascinating and engaging book, students will learn the distinguishing characteristics of seals, sea lions, and walruses. They will also read about the habitats, food sources, and threats to this appealing group of animals called pinnipeds.

The Pinnipeds book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Discusses the adaptation, evolution, classification, distribution, eco 4/5. Pinnipeds are the seals and their relatives, a group of semi-aquatic marine Pinnipedia is in the Order are three seal families: Odobenidae (), Otariidae (eared seals, including sea lions and fur seals), and Phocidae ().

Seals are sleek-bodied and barrel-shaped. Their bodies are well adapted to the aquatic habitat where they spend most of. This book is a succinct yet comprehensive text devoted to the systematics, evolution, morphology, ecology, physiology, and behavior of marine mammals. The first edition, considered the leading text in the field, is required reading for all marine biologists concerned with marine mammals.

The final group of pinnipeds, and therefor the final group in the Book of Carnivora, are the true seals. There are 18 species of true seals in the world, most living in relatively northern or southern latitudes. Differing from the eared seals, true seals of course have no external ears, and have a very sleek, hydro-dynamic shape.

History of North American Pinnipeds: A Monograph of the Walruses, Sea-lions Joel Asaph Allen, Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.) All Book Search results » About the author () Hugh Dawnay is a leading international polo.

Pinnipeds are comprised of about 34 species, and of those at least 25% live permanently in tropical zones. Tropical Pinnipeds reviews and updates current research on the biology, marine ecology, bio-monitoring, and conservation of tropical pinniped populations, including their behavior, anthropogenic stressors, and health.

Pinnipeds. Carnivorous mammals of the suborder Pinnipedia, which includes 32 species of seals, sea lions, and walrus in 3 families. All species of the order are found along coasta. Their name being derived from the Latin words 'pinna' ('fin', 'flap' or 'wing') and 'pedis' ('foot'), there are 33 living species of the 'fin-footed' pinnipeds, distributed mainly in polar, sub-polar and temperate waters.

Unlike whales and dolphins, pinnipeds share their time between the water and the land (or ice), generally hauling out on land in order to mate, rest, give birth and moult.

Studying mammals: Return to the water. As well as the course text, you will be using The Life of Mammals book (LoM) and related The Life of Mammals DVDs, as described in the introduction to this course. Before you go any further, watch 'Return to the Water' on the DVD and read LoM Chapter 7. Most pinnipeds move onto the land from time.

Pacific harbor seals are the smallest of the common West Coast pinnipeds, reaching a length of 5 to 6 feet ( to m) and reaching a weight of up to pounds ( kg).

They have a distinctive spotted coat with color variations from silver-gray to dark brownish black. They are true seals, with no external ear flaps and weak flippers on land, causing them to .The California sea Iion (Zalophus californianus) is the most commonly stranded pinniped in rnia sea lions are light to chocolate brown in color and exhibit marked sexual dimorphism.

Males can weigh up to kg (lbs) and have a distinctive raised bony bump on their head known as a sagittal crest.A SUMMARY OF PINNIPED ADAPTATIONS FOR A MARINE AND LAND EXISTENCE.

Pinnipeds (including elephant seals, harbor seals, sea lions, and fur seals) are amphibious mammals, necessitating a wide range of adaptations to File Size: 36KB.