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Whales of the Northwest

Charles F. Flaherty

Whales of the Northwest

a guide to the marine mammals of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia

by Charles F. Flaherty

  • 391 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Cherry Lane Press in Seattle, WA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whales -- Northwest Coast of North America,
  • Marine mammals -- Northwest Coast of North America

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Chuck Flaherty.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18733472M
    ISBN 100962675008
    LC Control Number96035464
    OCLC/WorldCa23866730

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Whales of the Northwest by Charles F. Flaherty Download PDF EPUB FB2

Whales of the West Coast provides a broad overview of whale natural history, with particular reference to species found in the waters of the Pacific Northwest. The book also examines human interactions with whales, from how First Nations practised whaling on the BC coast and how commercial whaling spread through the Pacific and continued on the Northwest coast until late in this century; to how 3/5(1).

Author of the bestselling Tidepool and Reef, The Edible Seashore, Guide to the Western Seashore, Shells and Shellfish of the Pacific Northwest, and Whelks to Whales, Harbo is a diver, teacher of marine life courses and a senior marine biologist with Fisheries and Oceans Canada in Nanaimo, BC, where he lives with his wife and children/5(21).

Killer Whales of the Northwest Atlantic: Research in Action Threats and Conservation How to Use This Book Quick Whale and Dolphin ID Baleen Species Blue Whale Fin Whale Sei Whale Humpback Whale Bowhead Whale North Atlantic Right Whale Minke Whale Toothed Species Sperm Whale Northern Bottlenose Whale Cuvier's Beaked Whale Long-Finned Pilot WhaleBrand: Boulder Publications.

Rick Harbo,is one of the Pacific Northwest's leading marine writers and of the bestselling Tidepool and Reef, The Edible Seashore, Guide to the Western Seashore, Shells and Shellfish of the Pacific Northwest, and Whelks to Whales, Harbo is a diver, teacher of marine life courses and a senior marine biologist with Fisheries and Oceans Canada in Nanaimo, BC, where he.

Item description "Whales of the Northwest: A Guide to Marine Mammals of Oregon, Washington and Whales of the Northwest book Columbia by Chuck Flaherty A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Whelks to Whales: Coastal Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest. This full-colour field guide to the marine life of coastal British Columbia, Alaska, Washington, Oregon and northern California is perfect for divers, boaters, beachcombers, and snorkellers of every experience level/5.

Whales of the West Coast provides a broad overview of whale natural history, with particular reference to species found in the waters of the Pacific Northwest. The book also examines human interactions with whales, from how First Nations practised whaling on the BC coast and how commercial whaling spread through /5.

The book is a first person account of a outsider observing the Makah Indian hunt for a gray whale off the Olympic peninsula in Northwestern Washington state. The book is the greatest memoir I have ever read. The book gets a little wordy, but the writing is full of vivid s: On the Northwest is the first complete history of commercial whaling in the Pacific Northwest from its shadowy origins in the late s to its demise in western Canada in Whaling in the eastern North Pacific represented a century and a half of exploration and exploitation which involved the entrepreneurs, merchants, politicians, and seamen of a dozen nations.

The book also examines human interactions with whales, from how First Nations practised whaling on the BC coast and how commercial whaling spread through the Pacific and continued on the Northwest coast until late in this century; to how science has evolved from measurement and anatomy into exciting studies of wild whales.

Picture book for kids based on a Northwest Coast Whale legend. Whale Snow: Children's book depicting the importance of whales to traditional Inuit culture. Spirits of the Earth: A Guide to Native American Nature Symbols, Stories, and Ceremonies: Book by a Karuk elder about the meaning of Indian animal spirits, including a chapter on whales.

Whale, Jennifer traveled to San Francisco, where she met Captain Mick. Menigoz and rode his rescue boat, Superfish, out into the Pacific Ocean to the area where the events in the book took place. This experience fueled her inspiration as she created the images and words of Brand: Tilbury House Publishers.

People of the Whale may be Linda Hogan's most beautiful novel yet. The novel is set among a fictional tribe in the Pacific Northwest who decide to resume a whale hunt to secretly sell the meat to the Japanese. I expected this book to be about the politics of whaling in the context of native sovereignty.4/5().

Scammon is a bit of an enigma in that he was among those who mass slaughtered gray whales in the mids, yet later became a naturalist and author who expertly chronicled the leviathans and even. Get this from a library.

Whales of the Northwest: a guide to the marine mammals of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. [Chuck Flaherty]. In his seminal book, “Killer whales: A study of their identification, genealogy, and natural history in British Columbia and Washington State,” Mike Bigg described the excitement during the early moments of a killer whale encounter when the individual identity of the whales was Size: 3MB.

l The Sea World Book of Whales. Sea World Press, San Diego, CA. 96 pp. (For elementary and junior high school; focuses on evolution of toothed and baleen whales, mating, birth and care of young; includes recent research on whales and training at Sea World.).

Whales of the West Coast provides a broad overview of whale natural history, with particular reference to species found in the waters of the Pacific Northwest. The book also examines human interactions with whales, from how First Nations practised whaling on the.

"Thunderbird and Whale" is an indigenous myth belonging to the mythological traditions of a number of tribes from the Pacific Northwest. Story Summary. Whale was a monster, killing other whales and depriving the Quileute tribe of meat and oil. Thunderbird, a benevolent supernatural being, saw from its home high in the mountains that the people were starving.

It soared out over the coastal waters, then. Toddlers will love to learn about whales swimming in the deep blue sea in this beautifully illustrated board book that shares simple whale facts in an imaginative way. If I could be anything, do you know what I’d be.

I’d be a whale in the deep blue sea. Scooping up fishes Reviews:. Pacific Northwest waters from Alaska to Oregon lie between the Arctic whaling grounds and the home whaling ports of San Francisco and Honolulu. While the Pacific Northwest was not a whaling destination, whales in these rich grounds were pursued for many years as whale ships moved between the whalers' summer whaling grounds and southern home ports.

Free the Whales A new book traces the history of orca hunters and how Americans turned against them. In the new Northwest people like Griffin with his .Discover the best Whales in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Best Sellers in Whales #1.

Not for me, please!: I choose to act green Maria Godsey. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ #2. O Is for Orca: A Pacific Northwest Alphabet Book Andrea Helman.

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