Recommended Reading
on whales, dolphins, porpoises, and underwater sound

Need a good read? We recommend these books. We've read most of them; not all the most recent ones, at least not yet. The list is ordered by time, with the books we've read the most recently shown first.

Marine Mammals of British Columbia : John K.B. Ford with illustrations from Uko Gorter   The Dolphin in the Mirror: Exploring Dolphin Minds and Saving Dolphin Lives : Diana Reiss   In Defense of Dolphins: The New Moral Frontier (Blackwell Public Philosophy Series) : Thomas White   Dolphin Diaries: My 25 Years with Spotted Dolphins in the Bahamas : Dr. Denise L. Herzing   Death at SeaWorld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity: David Kirby   Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming : Naomi Oreskes : Erik M. Conway   Principles of Marine bioacoustics (Modern Acoustics and Signal Processing) : Whitlow W. L. Au   Biology of Marine Mammals : John E. Reynolds III and Sentiel A. Rommel   Marine Mammal Biology: An Evolutionary Approach : A. Rus Hoelzel   Marine Mammals: Evolutionary Biology : Annalisa Berta, James L. Sumich, Kit M. Kovacs   Underwater Acoustic System Analysis : William S. Burdic   Field Guide to the Orca : ACS et al  Killer Whales of the World : Robin W. Baird   Transients : John K.B. Ford, Graeme M. Ellis   Killer Whales : John K.B. Ford, Graeme M. Ellis, Kenneth C. Balcomb   Between Species : Toni Frohoff and Brenda Peterson   Whale Tales: Human Interactions with Whales : Peter J. Fromm   Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises (Nature Company Guide) : Eric Hoyt, Mark Carwardine   Orca: The Whale Called Killer : Eric Hoyt   Listening to Whales : Alexandra Morton   The Beluga Cafe : Jim Nollman   Ocean Noise and Marine Mammals : National Research Council   The World of the Arctic Whales : Belugas, Bowheads, and Narwhals : Stefani Paine   Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals : William F. Perrin, Bernd Wusig, J.G.M. Thewissen   Dolphin Societies: Discoveries and Puzzles : Karen Pryor, Kenneth S. Norris   Marine Mammals and Noise : John Richardson et al   Echolocation in Bats and Dolphins : Jeanette A. Thomas, Cynthia F. Moss, Marianne Vater   Cetacean Societies : Hal Whitehead, Janet Mann, Richard C. Connor, Peter L. Tyack   Principles of Underwater Sound : Robert J. Urick  

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