Bibliography of Marine Mammals

© 7 July 1999, John H. Wahlert

General Works

Berta, A., and J. L. Sumich. 1999. Marine mammals: evolutionary biology. Academic Pr., New York. 494 pp.

Garner, G. W., S. C. Amstrup, J. L. Laake, B. F. J. Manly, L. L. McDonald, and D. G. Robertson, eds. 1999. Marine mammal survey and assessment methods. Rotterdam, A. A. Balkema. 287 pp.

Reynolds, J. E., III, W. F. Perrin, R. R. Reeves, S. Montgomery, and T. J. Ragen, eds. 2005. Marine mammal research. Johns Hopkins Univ. Pr., Baltimore. 304 pp.

Reynolds, J. E., III, and S. A. Rommel, eds. 1993. Biology of marine mammals. Smithsonian Inst. Pr., Washington, DC. 336 pp.

Richardson, W. J., et al. 1995. Marine mammals and noise. Academic Pr., N. Y. 576 pp.

Ridgway, S. H., and R. Harrison, eds. 1985. Handbook of marine mammals. Vol. 3. The sirenians and baleen whales. Academic Pr., N. Y. 362 pp.

Scheffer, V. B. 1976. A natural history of marine mammals. Scribner, New York. 157 pp.

Twiss, J. R., Jr., and R. R. Reeves, eds. 1999. Conservation and management of marine mammals. Smithsonian Inst. Pr., Washington, DC. 496 pp.

Würsig, B, T. A. Jefferson, and D. J. Schmidly. 2000. The marine mammals of the Gulf of Mexico. Texas A & M Univ. Press, College Station. 304 pp. QL713.2.W87


Bisallon, A., D. Martineau, M. A. St.-Pierre, and P. Beland. 1988. Arterial and venous vasculature of the heart of the beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas). J. Morphol. 195: 305-312.

Chu, K. C. 1987. Dive times and ventilation patterns of singing humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae). Canadian J. Zool. 66: 1322-1328.

Heintzelman, D. S. 1981. A world guide to whales, dolphins, and porpoises. Winchester Pr., Tulsa. 156 pp.

Herman, Louis M., ed. 1988 [reprint of 1980]. Cetacean Behavior: Mechanisms and Functions. Melbourne, FL: Krieger Publ. Co. 480 pp.

Kellogg, R. 1936. A review of the Archaeoceti. Carnegie Inst. Washington, publ. 482: 1-366, pls. 1-37.

Klinowska, M. 1991. Dolphins, porpoises and whales of the world. The IUCN Red Data Book. IUCN [International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources], Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. 429 pp. Ref QL737.C4K57 1991

Leatherwood, S., and R. R. Reeves. 1983. The Sierra Club handbook of whales and dolphins. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco. 302 pp.

Mann, J., R. C. Connor, P. L. Tyack, and H. Whitehead, eds. 2000. Cetacean societies: field studies of dolphins and whales. Univ. Chicago Pr., Chicago. 400 pp.

Norris, K. S., et al. 1994. The Hawaiian spinner dolphin. Univ. California Pr., Berkeley(?). 408 pp. QL737

Ochrymowych, C., and R. H. Lambertsen. 1984. Anatomy and vasculature of a minke whale heart. Amer. J. Anat. 169: 165-175.

Oelschlager, H. A. 1986. Comparative morphology and evolution of the otic region in toothed whales (Cetacea, Mammalia). Amer. J. Anat. 177: 353-368.

Pryor, K, and K. S. Norris, eds. 1991. Dolphin societies. Univ. California Pr., Berkeley. 397 pp.

Ridgway, S. H., and R. Harrison, eds. 1994. Handbook of marine mammals. Vol. 5: The first book of Dolphins. Academic Pr., N. Y. 416 pp.

Slijper, E. J. 1979 and 1962. Whales, 2nd ed. Cornell Univ Pr., Ithaca. 511 pp.

Thewissen, J. G. M., ed. 1998. The emergence of whales: evolutionary patterns in the origin of Cetacea. Plenum Publ. Co., New York. 463 pp.


Bininda-Emonds, O. R. P., and A. P. Russell. 1996. A morphological perspective on the phylogenetic relationships of the extant phocid seals (Mammalia: Carnivora: Phocidae). Bonner Zool. Monogr., no. 41. 256 pp. QL1B6 no. 41 1996

King, J. E. Seals of the world. Second ed. Cornell Univ. Pr., Ithaca. 240 pp.

LeBoeuf, B. J., and R. M. Laws. 1994. Elephant seals: Population ecology, behavior, and physiology. Univ. California Pr., Berkeley. 414 pp. QL737.P64 E44 1994

Renouf, D., ed. 1991. The behaviour of pinnipeds. Chapman and Hall, New York. 410 pp. QL737.P6

Scheffer, V. B. 1958. Seals, sea lions, and walruses. A review of the Pinnipedia. Stanford Univ. Pr., Stanford. 179 pp.

Sirenia and Desmostylia

Domning, D. P., 1996. Bibliography and index of the Sirenia and Desmostylia. Smithsonian Contrib. Paleobiol., 80: 611 pp.

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