Killer Whales

Killer Whales

The Natural History and Genealogy of Orcinus Orca in British Columbia and Washington

Book - 2000
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This new edition of this best-selling book presents updated results ofover twenty-five years of killer whale research in British Columbia andWashington. Intended for both whale enthusiasts and researchers, itcontains the latest information on killer whale natural history andpresents a catalogue of close to 300 photographs of"resident" killer whales as well as a genealogical registrythat enables readers to identify individual killer whales and theirfamily groups. The technique of photographing the dorsal fin and greysaddle patch of whales has revolutionized the study of killer whales,allowing researchers to follow individuals over the course of manyyears.
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : UBC Press : 2000
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780774808002
Branch Call Number: 599.53 F753k
Characteristics: 104p illus
Additional Contributors: Balcomb, Kenneth C
Ellis, Graeme M


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