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Author Hoyt, Erich.

Title Marine protected areas for whales, dolphins, and porpoises : a world handbook for cetacean habitat conservation / Erich Hoyt
Published London : Earthscan, 2005


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  333.916416 Hoy/Mpa  AVAILABLE
Description xx, 492 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents Contents: Ocean sanctuaries, marine reserves or parks? -- Why spotlight whales, dolphins and porpoises? -- Creating better marine protected areas for cetaceans : steps towards the design, establishment and management of marine protected areas for cetaceans -- Strategies for protecting cetaceans to complement and supplement marine protected areas -- Habitat protection for cetaceans around the world: status and prospects
Summary This title is an essential introduction, guide and reference for those working to ensure a future for whales, dolphins and porpoises. It launches a new chapter in cetacean conservation with its investigation into the crucial habitat needs and protection requirements of some 84 species
Analysis Marine mammals
Protected species
Marine parks
Australia overseas comparisons
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [453]-478) and index
Subject Cetacea -- Conservation.
Cetacea -- Habitat.
Marine parks and reserves.
LC no. 2004016778
ISBN 1844070646 (paperback)
1844070638 (hbk.)
Other Titles World handbook for cetacean habitat conservation