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Pilot study of the marine mammals, birds, and turtles in OCS areas of the Gulf of Mexico

Thomas H Fritts

Pilot study of the marine mammals, birds, and turtles in OCS areas of the Gulf of Mexico

by Thomas H Fritts

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Published by Bureau of Land Management ; Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Continental shelf -- Environmental aspects -- Mexico, Gulf of

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas H. Fritts and Robert P. Reynolds ; prepared for Coastal Ecosystems Project, Office of Biological Services, Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
    ContributionsReynolds, Robert P, Coastal Ecosystems Project, United States. Bureau of Land Management, New Orleans Field Station, Tulane University. Museum of Natural History
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 139 p. :
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13605888M

    lnarine invertebrate is, or even a marine mammal such as a whale. All sea birds come to land to Ilest; and, in North America, all of them spend a Part of their lives in the air. The birds of the Gulf of Mexico are thus, without exception, adapted to at least two media and endowed with a:tnobility that frequently makes their spacial and. Pilot study of the marine mammals, birds and turtles in OCS areas of the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Biological Services FWS/OBS/ pp. Fritts, T. H., R. P. Reynolds, and M. A. McGehee. The distribution and abundance of marine turtles in the Gulf of Mexico and nearby Atlantic waters.

    About this book Designed for the professional as well as the the casual observer, all US Atlantic species of whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, manatee, and sea turtles are depicted in this identification guide with details of characteristics and habits for each species. “shore birds” featuring 29 species. Fast forward 65 years to A Field Guide to the Southeast Coast & Gulf of Mexico. This impressive book is a comprehensive guide to coastal and ocean species, with color illustrations and range maps. Birds alone take pages, with species covered. The 5½ inch × 8¼ inch.

      Editorial Reviews "[A] field guide that will be a treat for anyone interested in the ecology of the Gulf of Mexico and the southeast coast for a handy reference to keep in one's boat, backpack, or beach tote while exploring, this guide is essential."—K.A. Reycraft, Choice "This impressive book is a comprehensive guide to coastal and ocean species, with 1 Author: Noble S. Proctor.   Book Reviews; Published: February Guide to marine mammals and turtles of the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. By Kate Wynne and Malia Schwartz. Illustrated by Grath by: 3.


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Pilot study of the marine mammals, birds, and turtles in OCS areas of the Gulf of Mexico by Thomas H Fritts Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pilot study of the marine mammals, birds, and turtles in OCS areas of the Gulf of Mexico. Washington, D.C.: Bureau of Land Management: Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Pilot study of the marine mammals, birds, and turtles in OCS areas of the Gulf of Mexico. Washington, D.C.: Bureau of Land Management: Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S.

Dept. of the Interior, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type. Pilot study of the marine mammals, birds, and turtles in OCS areas of the Gulf of Mexico by Fritts, Thomas H ; Reynolds, Robert P ; Coastal Ecosystems Project ; United States.

Guide to Marine Mammals and Turtles of the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Spiral-bound – January 1, by Kate Wynne (Author), Malia Schwartz (Author), Garth MIx (Illustrator) & out of 5 stars 3 ratings.

See all 7 formats and editions Hide 5/5(3). Abstract. Recorded knowledge of marine mammals of the Gulf began with commercial whaling of sperm whales, short-finned pilot whales, and Risso’s dolphins in the s and s, progressed to natural history observations and one of the first volunteer stranding organizations, the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network, in the by: Contact us - East: () | West: () | [email protected] Consequently, the objective of this study was to investigate the diversity, distribution and relative abundance of marine mammals in the Northern Region of the Gulf of Mexico.

The study. Pilot study of the marine mammals, birds and turtles in OCS areas of the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Biological Services FWS/OBS/ pp. 43 Fritts, T. H., R. Reynolds, and M. McGehee. The distribution and abundance of marine turtles in the Gulf of Mexico and nearby Atlantic waters.

Pilot Study of the Marine Mammals, Birds and Turtles in OCS Areas of the Gulf of Mexico. FWS/OBS/ Washington, D.C.: Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.

Pilot study of the marine mammals, birds and turtles in OCS areas of the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Biological Services FWS/OBS/ pp. 38 Fritts, T. H., R. Reynolds, and M. McGehee. The distribution and abundance of marine turtles in the Gulf of Mexico and nearby Atlantic waters.

This book it the companion to the North Atlantic Field Guide. It cover from the Virginia beach areas, all the way down to the Gulf Coast and past Florida into the Keys. This Field Guide is as magnificent as the first. It covers all of the different seabirds, marine mammals, fishes, and all other marine life and even plants/5(23).

Designed for the professional as well as the casual observer, it shows identifying characteristics and habits for each species. All are illustrated in full color with photographs, body profiles, and distribution maps. The book follows the same format as Kate Wynne's highly regarded Guide to Marine Mammals of Alaska.

Printed on waterproof paper. Guide to Marine Mammals & Turtles of the U.S. Atlantic & Gulf of Mexico by Mix, Garth,Schwartz, Malia,Wynne, Kate and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

Pilot study of the marine mammals, birds and turtles in OCS areas of the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, FWS/OBS- 81/ pp. Hoffman, W., T. Fritts, and R. Reynolds. Whale sharks associated with fish schools off south Texas. Recorded knowledge of marine mammals of the Gulf began with commercial whaling of sperm whales, short-finned pilot whales, and Risso’s dolphins in Author: Bernd Würsig.

In The Marine Mammals of the Gulf of Mexico, Bernd Würsig, Thomas A. Jefferson, and David J. Schmidly provide information on all known species, valuable identification tools, and up-to-date research on behavior, group sizes,/5.

This superb book, with its unique focus on the entire marine coastal environment, is the most comprehensive and up-to-date field guide available on the southeastern Atlantic Coast and the Gulf Coast. Not just for beachgoers, the book is essential for birders, whale watchers, fishers, boaters, scuba divers and snorkelers, and shoreline visitors/5.

Buy Guide to Marine Mammals and Turtles of the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico (): NHBS - Kate Wynne, Malia Schwartz, Alaska Sea Grant College Program. The Gulf of Mexico is an ocean basin that is surrounded by North America, namely Mexico, Cuba, Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Mississippi, and Alabama.

The Gulf covers approximately nautical miles, with almost half being shallow continental shelf waters. It is connected to both the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The Gulf of Mexico is home to thousands of different. Aerial surveys were conducted during the spring-summer of and seasonally during to assess the abundance and spatial distribution of marine mammals and sea turtles within the region impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Surveys were conducted in high-winged twin engine aircraft flying at altitudes of feet. Visual observations of. The Gulf of Mexico teems with a much greater number and range of whales, dolphins, and other mammalian species than was suspected only a few years ago.

In The Marine Mammals of the Gulf of Mexico, Bernd Würsig, Thomas A. Jefferson, and David J. Schmidly provide information on all known species, valuable identification tools, and up-to-date research on behavior, group.

ASV Global has participated in LADC-GEMM consortium’s summer expedition to the Gulf of Mexico to monitor marine mammals near the Deepwater Horizon oil spill site. ASV Global provided a C-Worker.Marine Mammal Restoration Monitoring WHY RESTORE MARINE MAMMALS?

Marine mammals in the Gulf of Mexico are highly valued by the public, and have been adversely affected by the cumulative impacts of human activities over the past 50 years, with large die-offs receiving considerable public attention (Vollmer and Rosel, ).Mortality, reduced reproductive rates.