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The oceans are full of animals large and small, complex and simple. The more complex animals that live under the water are marine mammals and reptiles. 
This book provides an understanding of the different taxonomic groups of marine mammals and reptiles, the characteristics that differentiate these groups apart, and beyond that, an awareness of the scope of different species found within marine mammals and reptiles.
It is a unique and very useful reference for students and marine enthusiasts,  providing a one stop reference point on the subject.

This book provides an understanding of the different taxonomic groups of marine mammals and reptiles, the characteristics that differentiate these groups apart, and beyond that, an awareness of the scope of different species found within marine mammals and reptiles. 

 

 

CONTENTS:

Chapter 1: Introduction 

  • Mammals 
  • Types of Marine Mammals 
  • Ungulates and Carnivores 
  • Reptiles 
  • Types of Marine Reptiles 
  • Characteristics of Marine Reptiles 

Chapter 2: Aquatic Ungulates 

  • Order Cetacea 
  • Habitat and distribution 
  • Physical characteristics and physiology 
  • Digestion 
  • Reproduction 
  • Behaviour 
  • Echolocation 
  • Significance to man 
  • The Order Cetacea 
  • Suborder Mysticeti (Baleen Whales) 
  • Suborder Odontoceti (Toothed Cetaceans) 
  • More Information about the Suborder Mysticeti (Baleen Whales) 
  • More Information about the Suborder Odontoceti (Toothed Cetaceans) 
  • Dolphins 
  • Whales 
  • The Order Sirenia 

 Chapter 3: Marine Carnivores 

  • Pinnipeds 
  • Walrus 
  • True Seals and Fur Seals 
  • Marine and Sea Otters
  • Polar Bear

Chapter 4: Marine Reptiles 

  • Sea Turtles 
  • Taxonomy (Classification) 
  • Extinct Marine Turtles 
  • Crocodiles 
  • Differences Between Gharials, Alligators, and Crocodiles 
  • Extinct Marine Crocodiles and Crocodile-Like Groups 
  • Marine Lizards 
  • Modern Marine Iguanas
  • Extinct Marine Lizards 
  • Marine Snakes 
  • File Snakes 
  • Extinct Marine Snakes 
 


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