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Cetacean Behavior

Herman

Cetacean Behavior

Mechanisms and Processes

by Herman

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Published by John Wiley & Sons Inc .
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ISBN 10047137315X
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Cetacean Behavior: Mechanisms and Functions. Melbourne: Krieger Publishing Company. One aspect of an increasing environmental sensitivity is the proliferation of research on marine mammals, especially the cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises).


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Cetacean Behavior: Mechanisms and Functions by Louis M. Herman (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Cited by: Cetacean Behavior book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. One aspect of an increasing environmental sensitivity is the proliferati /5(4). out of 5 stars A thorough compilation of cetacean behavior and study.

Reviewed in the United States on Septem Cetacean Societies (), edited by Janet Mann, Richard Connor, Peter Tyack, and Hal Whitehead, is divided into three parts: the first covers the history of cetacean study (first through the whaling industry and /5(8).

A broad review of established and entirely new data on the behavior of marine mammals, particularly dolphins. Includes hearing and vision; adaptive coloration; cetacean communication, language, and mating systems; effect of the cetacean school on the individual; behavioral contrasts and comparisons between species in controlled settings such as oceanariums; and learning, memory, communication.

Cetacean Social Structure Within the Molecular Ecology Laboratory, researchers are working on a number of case studies that use molecular genetic techniques to document the social organization, social structure and sex-biased dispersal patterns of wild cetaceans.

There are on-going studies on several species, including sperm whales, Dall's porpoises, eastern tropical Pacific dolphins, belugas.

Cetacean, any member of an entirely aquatic group of mammals commonly known as whales, dolphins, and porpoises. Cetaceans are entirely carnivorous. Their ancestors moved their limbs in a vertical plane, and thus cetaceans use vertical strokes when they swim, instead of horizontal strokes like a.

Cetacean surfacing behaviour or breaching is a group of behaviours demonstrated by the Cetacea infraorder when they come to the water's surface to breathe. Time intervals between surfacing can vary depending on the species, surfacing style or the purpose of the dive, and some species have been known to dive for up to 85 minutes at a time when hunting.

The Amy R. Samuels Cetacean Behavior and Conservation (CBC) Award. The Amy R. Samuels Cetacean Behavior and Conservation Grant was established to provide financial support for graduate students studying cetacean behavior and/or cetacean conservation in natural environments.

How Behavior Works is the signature scientific work of author and published scientist Robert William Hult. The book begins chapter by chapter building a predictive model of animal and human behavior, which can be tremendously useful in nearly any business or profession/5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cetacean behavior. Malabar, Fla.: R.E. Krieger Pub. Co.,© (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Cetacean brain evolution - Volume 11 Issue 1 - S. Ridgway, F. Wood. To send this article to your Kindle, first ensure [email protected] is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account.

In book: Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior (pp) Cetacean Behavior Toward the Dead and Dying, Fig. 1 An adult striped dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba of. unknown sex performing. The smallest cetacean is Maui's dolphin, at 1 m (3 ft 3 in) and 50 kg ( lb); the largest is the blue whale, at m (98 ft) and t (, lb).

Baleen whales have a tactile system in the short hairs (vibrissae) around their mouth; toothed whales also develop vibrissae, but lose them during fetal development or Cetacean Behavior book after birth, [3 Class: Mammalia.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cetacean behavior. New York: Wiley, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. In the songs and bubble feeding of humpback whales; in young killer whales learning to knock a seal from an ice floe in the same way their mother does; and in the use of sea sponges by the dolphins of Shark Bay, Australia, to protect their beaks while foraging for fish, we find clear examples of the transmission of information among cetaceans.

Just as human cultures pass on languages and turns. Diving into our current understanding of and dynamic research on dolphin and whale cognition, communication, and culture, Deep Thinkers reveals how incredibly sophisticated these mammals are—and how much we can learn about other animal minds by studying cetacean behavior.

Through a combination of fascinating text and more than beautiful. Cetaceans are one of the most unknown groups in the animal kingdom.

Their study is very difficult due to their scarcity, their flighty behavior, and their enormous displacements. Understanding baseline behavior was identified as a primary research goal, which SERDP is addressing through four research projects initiated in FY The response of cetaceans to sound typically depends on the context of exposure and the physiological condition, experience, and behavioral state of exposed individuals.

Cetacean Behaviour. 2, likes 2, talking about this. Laugh and Learn @justfieldwork on Instagram for more photosFollowers: K. In this book, the editors present a view of the socioecology of primates and cetaceans in a comparative perspective to elucidate the social evolution of highly intellectual mammals in terrestrial and Observing and Quantifying Cetacean Behavior in the Wild: Current Problems, Limitations, and Future Directions.

Janet Mann, Bernd Würsig. Cetacean Cognition and Behavior in the Wild Beyond knowing what cetaceans can do with their large complex brains, it's equally important to ask what they do naturally. Long-term field research has shown that dolphins live in large complex groups with highly differentiated relationships that include long-term bonds, higher-order alliances, and Cited by:   The Hardcover of the Cetacean Behavior: Mechanisms and Functions by Louis M.

Herman at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpPages: Breathing behavior is determined by each individual, influenced not only by physiological but also by biological, behavioral, social, and ecological factors.

Vast differences in breathing behavior and patterns exist both across and within cetacean, pinniped, sirenian, and marine carnivore species, depending on their behavior and activity level.

Dolphin, cetacean, marine mammal behavioral book recommendations. I am an earth science major, though as a hobby I hope to learn more about dolphin behavior, mainly social behavior regarding interspecies and intraspecies interactions. Whale Behavior, pages 27 to 32 This workbook has a worksheet and activity that relate directly to this lesson on whale behavior.

Pages 28 to 29 have a poster that includes depictions and brief descriptions of the behaviors described in this lesson (and two feeding behaviors covered in Lesson 7). The case that culture is the sole cause of these differences in cetacean behavior varies in strength, being perhaps strongest for humpback whale songs and weakest for bottlenose dolphin foraging strategies (Rendell and Whitehead, ; Laland and Janik, ).While it is very likely that culture has a role in all cases, ecological or genetic influences may also be present, making the Cited by: I have been examining the diving and night-time behaviour of a number of species of cetaceans, using suction-cup attached TDRs.

This has involved work in eastern and western Canada (Nova Scotia and British Columbia), off Japan, New Zealand, the United States (Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii) French Polynesia (Moorea), Iceland, and Italy.

Bow riding is when a cetacean rides the bow waves produced by boats and ships. The animals are pushed along by the bow wave and often weave in and out in groups trying to get the best position for the best ride.

A similar behavior, wake riding, describes when cetaceans swim in the wake of a : Laura Klappenbach. Contemporary knowledge of impressive neurophysiology and behavior in cetaceans, combined with increasing opportunities for studying free-ranging cetaceans who initiate sociable interaction with humans, are converging to highlight serious ethical considerations and emerging opportunities for a new era of progressive and less-invasive cetacean by: The Animal Behavior Society's Education Committee was formed to promote quality instruction and training in the area of animal behavior.

Animal Behavior Society's Outstanding Children's Book Award Children's lives are enriched immeasurably by an appreciation of nature and science.

R.H. Defran is the Director of the Cetacean Behavior Laboratory and Professor Emeritus at San Diego State University. In the early s, Defran and his graduate student colleagues in the Cetacean Behavior Laboratory began an ongoing study of the population dynamics and behavior of File Size: 3MB.

Behavioral patterns and psychological dispositions toward the dead – including grieving, mourning, and bereavement – have been studied thoroughly among humans, but similar behaviors are poorly understood when performed by nonhuman mammals. When a cetacean wants to breathe, it has to rise to the water surface and exhale and inhale out of the blowholes located on top of its head.

When the cetacean comes to the surface and exhales, you can sometimes see the spout, or blow, which is the result of the warm air in the whale's lungs condensing upon reaching the cool air outside. Mann, J., Connor, R. C., Tyack, P. & Whitehead, H. (eds.) Cetacean Societies: Field Studies of Dolphins and Whales.

University of Chicago Press, Chicago. pp., numerous figs and tables. Cloth US $, £ISBN 0‐‐‐2; Pb US $£ISBN 0‐‐‐0. The field of cetacean behavior is one that receives a lot of interest from the general.

cetacean (sĭ-tā′shən) n. Any of various marine mammals of the order Cetacea, including the whales, dolphins, and porpoises, having the general shape of a fish with forelimbs modified to form flippers, a tail with horizontal flukes, and one or two blowholes for breathing.

[From New Latin Cētācea, order name, from Latin cētus, whale; see Cetus. One aspect of an increasing environmental sensitivity is the proliferation of research on marine mammals, especially the cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises).

This volume furnishes a broad review of research into cetacean behavior and behavioral mechanisms in a series of articles by experts in the field. Herman, Louis M. Cetacean behavior: mechanisms and functions / edited by Louis M. Herman Wiley New York Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Contemporary knowledge of impressive neurophysiology and behavior in cetaceans, combined with increasing opportunities for studying free-ranging cetaceans who initiate sociable interaction with humans, are converging to highlight serious ethical considerations and emerging opportunities for a new era of progressive and less-invasive cetacean research.

Most research on cetacean cognition has Cited by:   The Cultural Lives of Whales and Dolphins is well written, carefully edited and accessible to a wide readership without sacrificing authoritativeness.

The backmatter with notes and bibliography alone extends to 92 pages and there is a page double-column : Erich Hoyt. Diversity. The order Cetacea comprises two extant sub-orders and one extinct sub-order.

The extant sub-orders are Mysticeti (baleen whales) and Odontoceti (toothed whales). Both mysticetes and odontocetes are thought to be descendants of archaeocetes (Archaeoceti, ancient whales), an extinct are at least 83 living species of cetaceans, with 46 genera in 14 families.

What’s this all about?” Dr. Paul Spong, who came to the study of cetology as a psychologist, found himself transformed into a devout advocate of dolphin freedom. “I came to the realization,” says Spong, “that at the same time I was manipulating their (orca) behavior, they were manipulating my behavior.Title: Cetacean ears: Publication Type: Book Chapter: Year of Publication: Authors: Ketten, D.

R. Editors: Au, W. W. L., A.N. Popper, and R. R. Fay: Book Title."Part review, part testament to extraordinary dedication, and part call to get involved, Cetacean Societies highlights the achievements of behavioral ecologists inspired by the challenges of cetaceans and committed to the exploration of a new world."—from the preface by Richard Wrangham Long-lived, slow to reproduce, and often hidden beneath the water's surface, whales and dolphins.