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Title Ethology and behavioral ecology of odontocetes / Bernd Wursig, editor.
Imprint Cham : Springer, [2019]
2019.

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Series Ethology and behavioral ecology of marine mammals, 2523-7519.
Ethology and behavioral ecology of marine mammals.
Subject Toothed whales -- Behavior.
Toothed whales -- Ecology.
Alt Name Würsig, Bernd G.,
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Series Ethology and behavioral ecology of marine mammals, 2523-7519.
Ethology and behavioral ecology of marine mammals.
Subject Toothed whales -- Behavior.
Toothed whales -- Ecology.
Alt Name Würsig, Bernd G.,
Description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color).
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Contents Part I. Patterns of odontocete ethology and behavioral ecology. 1. Grouping behaviors of dolphins and other toothed whales / Shannon Gowans ; 2. Communication by sound and by visual, tactile, and chemical sensing / Peter Tyack ; 3. Social ecology of feeding in an open ocean / Robin Vaughn-Hirshorn ; 4. Sexual strategies : male and female mating tactics / Dara N. Orbach ; 5. Maternal care and offspring development in odontocetes / Janet Mann ; 6. Movement patterns of odontocetes through space and time / Stefan Brager and Zsuzsanna Brager ; 7. Predator/prey decisions and the ecology of fear / Mridula Srinivasan ; 8. Odontocete social strategies and tactics along and inshore / Katherine McHugh ; 9. Oceanic dolphin societies : diversity, complexity, and conservation / Sarah L. Mesnick, Lisa T. Ballance, Paul R. Wade, Karen Pryor, and Randall R. Reeves ; 10. Odontocete adaptations to human impact and vice versa / Giovanni Bearzi, Sarah Piwetz, and Randall R. Reeves -- Part II. Examples of odontocete ethology and behavioral ecology : present knowledge and ways forward. 11. Killer whales : behavior, social organization, and ecology of the oceans' apex predators / John K.B. Ford ; 12. Sperm whale : the largest toothed creature on earth / Mauricio Cantor, Shane Gero, Hal Whitehead, and Luke Rendell ; 13. Pilot whales : delphinid matriarchies in deep seas / Jim Boran and Sara Heimlich ; 14. Behavior and ecology of not-so-social odontocetes : Cuvier's and Blainville's beaked whales / Robin W. Baird ; 15. Common bottlenose dolphin foraging : behavioral solutions that incorporate habitat features and social associates / Randall S. Wells ; 16. The Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) / Richard C. Connor, Mai Sakai, Tadamichi Morisaka, and Simon J. Allen ; 17. Spinner dolphins of islands and atolls / Marc O. Lammers ; 18. Dusky dolphins of continental shelves and deep canyons / Heidi C. Pearson ; 19. Cetacean sociality in rivers, lagoons, and estuaries / Dipani Sutaria, Nachiket Kelkar, Claryana Araujo-Wang, and Marcos Santos ; 20. Hector's and Maui dolphins : small shore-living delphinids with disparate social structures / Rochelle Constantine ; 21. Porpoises the world over : diversity in behavior and ecology / Jonas Teilmann and Signe Sveegaard ; 22. Endangered odontocetes and the social connection : selected examples of species at risk / Thomas A. Jefferson ; 23. Ethology and behavioral ecology of odontocetes : concluding remarks / Bernd Wursig.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed August 30, 2019).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9783030166632 (electronic bk.)
3030166635 (electronic bk.)
9783030166625
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-030-16663-2
OCLC # 1114599710


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