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Whales, Whaling, And Ocean Ecosystems

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Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
List of Contributors
vii
List of Tables
ix
List of Figures
xi
Introduction
1(6)
James A. Estes
BACKGROUND
Whales, Interaction Webs, and Zero-Sum Ecology
7(7)
Robert T. Paine
Lessons From Land Present and Past Signs of Ecological Decay and the Overture to Earth`s Sixth Mass Extinction
14(13)
C. Josh Donlan
Paul S. Martin
Gary W. Roemer
When Ecological Pyramids Were Upside Down
27(11)
Jeremy B. C. Jackson
Pelagic Ecosystem Response to a Century of Commercial Fishing and Whaling
38(12)
Timothy E. Essington
Evidence for Bottom-Up Control of Upper-Trophic-Level Marine Populations Is it Scale-Dependent?
50(17)
George L. Hunt, Jr.
WHALES AND WHALING
Evolutionary Patterns in Cetacea Fishing Up Prey Size through Deep Time
67(15)
David R. Lindberg
Nicholas D. Pyenson
A Taxonomy of World Whaling Operations and Eras
82(20)
Randall R. Reeves
Tim D. Smith
The History of Whales Read from DNA
102(14)
Stephen R. Palumbi
Joe Roman
Changes in Marine Mammal Biomass in the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands Region before and after the Period of Commercial Whaling
116(18)
Bete Pfister
Douglas P. DeMaster
Industrial Whaling in the North Pacific Ocean 1952--1978 Spatial Patterns of Harvest and Decline
134(11)
Eric M. Danner
Matthew J. Kauffman
Robert L. Brownell, Jr.
Worldwide Distribution and Abundance of Killer Whales
145(18)
Karin A. Forney
Paul R. Wade
The Natural History and Ecology of Killer Whales
163(11)
Lance G. Barrett-Lennard
Kathy A. Heise
Killer Whales as Predators of Large Baleen Whales and Sperm Whales
174(17)
Randall R. Reeves
Joel Berger
Phillip J. Clapham
PROCESS AND THEORY
Physiological and Ecological Consequences of Extreme Body Size in Whales
191(11)
Terrie M. Williams
Ecosystem Impact of the Decline of Large Whales in the North Pacific
202(13)
Donald A. Croll
Raphael Kudela
Bernie R. Tershy
The Removal of Large Whales from the Southern Ocean Evidence for Long-Term Ecosystem Effects?
215(16)
Lisa T. Ballance
Robert L. Pitman
Roger P. Hewitt
Donald B. Siniff
Wayne Z. Trivelpiece
Phillip J. Clapham
Robert L. Brownell, Jr.
Great Whales as Prey Using Demography and Bioenergetics to Infer Interactions in Marine Mammal Communities
231(14)
Daniel F. Doak
Terrie M. Williams
James A. Estes
Whales and Whaling in the North Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea Oceanographic Insights and Ecosystem Impacts
245(17)
Alan M. Springer
Gus B. van Vliet
John F. Piatt
Eric M. Danner
Legacy of Industrial Whaling Could Killer Whales be Responsible for Declines of Sea Lions, Elephant Seals, and Minke Whales in the Southern Hemisphere?
262(17)
Trevor A. Branch
Terrie M. Williams
Predator Diet Breadth and Prey Population Dynamics Mechanism and Modeling
279(7)
Marc Mangel
Nicholas Wolf
Bigger Is Better The Role of Whales as Detritus in Marine Ecosystems
286(17)
Craig R. Smith
CASE STUDIES
Gray Whales in the Bering and Chukchi Seas
303(11)
Raymond C. Highsmith
Kenneth O. Coyle
Bodil A. Bluhm
Brenda Konar
Whales, Whaling, and Ecosystems in the North Atlantic Ocean
314(10)
Phillip J. Clapham
Jason S. Link
Sperm Whales in Ocean Ecosystems
324(11)
Hal Whitehead
Ecosystem Effects of Fishing and Whaling in the North Pacific and Atlantic Oceans
335(9)
Boris Worm
Heike K. Lotze
Ransom A. Myers
Potential Influences of Whaling on the Status and Trends of Pinniped Populations
344(19)
Daniel P. Costa
Michael J. Weise
John P. Y. Arnould
SOCIAL CONTEXT
The Dynamic Between Social Systems and Ocean Ecosystems Are There Lessons from Commercial Whaling?
363(10)
Daniel W. Bromley
Whaling, Law, and Culture
373(6)
Michael K. Orbach
OVERVIEW AND SYNTHESIS
Whales Are Big and It Matters
379(9)
Peter Kareiva
Christopher Yuan-Farrell
Casey O`Connor
Retrospection and Review
388(7)
J.A. Estes
D.P. DeMaster
R.L. Brownell, Jr.
D. F. Doak
T.M. Williams
Index 395
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Hardback
402 pagina's
Januari 2007
1179 gram
286 x 222 x 32 mm
Univ of California Pr us


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