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History of North American pinnipeds.

by Allen, J. A.

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America.
    • Subjects:
    • Pinnipedia -- North America,
    • Mammals -- North America

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1880 ed. published by the U.S. Govt. Print. Off., Washington, which was issued as Miscellaneous publications no. 12 of the U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories.

      SeriesNatural sciences in America, Miscellaneous publications (Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)) ;, no. 12.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.P6 A4 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 785 p.
      Number of Pages785
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5423739M
      ISBN 100405057024
      LC Control Number73017792

      History of North American pinnipeds - a monograph of the walruses, sea-lions, sea-bears and seals of North America ()‎ (4 F) History of Pike county, Illinois () ‎ (7 F) History of Shiawassee and Clinton counties, Michigan () ‎ (48 F). The Northern elephant seal was previously listed as an Appendix II species under CITES but was deleted from the list in The species is protected in the U.S. under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of and in Mexico under the Ley General de .

        Pacific harbor seals are the smallest of the common West Coast pinnipeds, reaching a length of 5 to 6 feet ( to m) and reaching a weight of up to pounds ( kg). They have a distinctive spotted coat with color variations from silver-gray to dark brownish black. They are true seals, with no external ear flaps and weak flippers on land, causing them to . This book brings together researchers from a variety of disciplines seeking to integrate archaeology, history, and ecology to understand the ancient and modern interactions between pinnipeds, sea.

      of the Zoology Department at the British Museum of Natural History, published his Catalogue of Seals and Whales in the British Museum in John Allen (),in his comprehensive monograph of North American pinnipeds, provided keys to the fami-lies and genera,described the North American species,and gave accounts of pinniped. Their name being derived from the Latin words 'pinna' ('fin', 'flap' or 'wing') and 'pedis' ('foot'), there are 33 living species of the 'fin-footed' pinnipeds, distributed mainly in polar, sub-polar and temperate waters. Unlike whales and dolphins, pinnipeds share their time between the water and the land (or ice), generally hauling out on land in order to mate, rest, give birth and moult.


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(Joel Asaph), Pages: The walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) is a large flippered marine mammal with a discontinuous distribution about the North Pole in the Arctic Ocean and subarctic seas of the Northern Hemisphere.

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Brent S. Stewart (Polar Bear and Otters, Pinnipeds) has been studying and writing about marine mammals since the late s. He has published many articles on marine mammals and contributed to several books, including The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals and The Sierra Club Handbook of Seals and Sirenians.5/5(2).

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Surv. Terr. Misc. Publ., 12 (), pp. Google ScholarCited by: 3. The oldest definitive pinniped fossils date from approximately –23 million years ago (Ma) in the North Pacific. Pinniped monophyly is consistently supported; the group shares a common ancestry with arctoid carnivorans, either ursids or musteloids.

Crown pinnipeds comprise the Otariidae (fur seals and sea lions), Odobenidae (walruses), and Phocidae (seals), with Cited by:. Watkins Natural History Books. State Highway 29 Dolgeville, NY, U.S.A. Joined Aug Rick, Torben, Reeder-Myers, Leslie, and Turck, John.

"Conceptualizing the Archaeology of North America's Atlantic Seacoast and Estuaries." in Archaeology of Human-Environmental Dynamics on the North American Atlantic Coast, edited by Reeder-Myers, Leslie, Turck, John, and Rick, Torben., 1– Gainesville, Florida: University Press of.The pinnipeds are a group of 33 species of aquatic fin-footed mammals composing three families: the true seals (family Phocidae), the fur seals and sea lions (family Otariidae), and the walrus (family Odobenidae).

Pinnipeds live only in rich marine environments and a few inland or tropical.