Australian Natural History Series: Fur Seals and Sea Lions.

Kirkwood, Roger and Goldsworthy, Simon.

Picture of Australian Natural History Series: Fur Seals and Sea Lions.
These are charismatic, large carnivores that engage us with both their skills and playful antics. This outlines the comparative evolutionary ecology, biology, life-history, behaviour, conservation status, threats, history of human interactions and latest research on the three species of otariids that live in the waters of southern Australia: the Australian fur seal, New Zealand fur seal and Australian sea lion. It also includes brief descriptions of Antarctic and Subantarctic seals that occupy the Antarctic pack-ice and remote Australian territories of Macquarie Island and Heard Island. From the CSIRO.

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SKU: 9780643096929


Description

This book outlines the comparative evolutionary ecology, biology, life-history, behaviour, conservation status, threats, history of human interactions and latest research on the three species of otariids that live in the waters of southern Australia: the Australian fur seal, New Zealand fur seal and Australian sea lion. It also includes brief descriptions of Antarctic and Subantarctic seals that occupy the Antarctic pack-ice and remote Australian territories of Macquarie Island and Heard Island.

Book Details

Author Kirkwood, Roger and Goldsworthy, Simon.
Format PB
Publisher CSIRO Publishing
Imprint CSIRO Publishing
Number of Pages 160
Illustrations black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, black & white tables, maps, figures
Publish Date 1/06/2013
Catalogue Nov19
Catalogue book number 288