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Mammals of the Sea in Science and Culture

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Science  05 Jul 2002:
Vol. 297, Issue 5578, pp. 58-59
DOI: 10.1126/science.1071503

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Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, and J. G. M. Thewissen, Eds. Academic Press, San Diego, 2002. 1452 pp. $139.95, £90. ISBN 0-12-551340-2.

Marine mammals-cetaceans, pinnipeds, sirens, sea otter, and polar bear-and their interactions with humans are covered in 283 entries, which range from "Abundance Estimation" to "White-Beaked Dolphin."