Humpback Whales
Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Sites

Oregon State University Marine Mammal Program
http://hmsc.orst.edu/groups/marinemammal/Index.html
The world’s leading authority in satellite-monitored radio tagging of large whales. The group was responsible for much of the tagging covered on HUMPBACK WHALES.

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
http://www.seashepherd.org/
Organization dedicated to protecting marine wildlife species.

The Oceania Project
http://www.oceania.org.au/hpstuff/overview.html
Web site featuring information about whales and dolphins, maintained by Wally and Trish Franklin.

Humpback Whale
http://www.acsonline.org/factpack/humpback.htm
Facts and figures from the American Cetacean Society.

Virtual Whales
http://www.aiinc.ca/demos/whale.html
How to find out the species of a whale that you’ve just seen.

Whale Songs
http://www.abc.net.au/oceans/whale/song.htm
Songs recorded by Michael Noad of the Australian Marine Mammal Research Centre at Sydney University.

Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises (Order Cetacea)
http://nmml.afsc.noaa.gov/education/cetaceans/cetacea.htm
The tale of the whole whale family, from the U.S. National Marine Mammal Laboratory.

Cetacea
http://www.cetacea.org/
Everything you wanted to know about whales and more.

Books

Carwardine, Mark. WHALES, DOLPHINS AND PORPOISES. New York: Checkmark Books, 1999.

Connor, Richard C. THE LIVES OF WHALES AND DOLPHINS: FROM THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY. New York: Henry Holt, 1996.

Frahm, Randy. THE HUMPBACK WHALE (WILDLIFE OF NORTH AMERICA). New York: Capstone Press, 1998.

Oceanic Society Expeditions. FIELD GUIDE TO THE HUMPBACK WHALE (SASQUATCH FIELD GUIDE). San Francisco: Sasquatch Books, 1993.

Payne, Roger. AMONG WHALES. New York: Delta, 1996.

Woong, Adam. THE WHALE. San Diego: Lucent Books, 1998.

  • Michael Daniel Ho

    I am a lifetime member of the American Cetacean Society. They are the oldest whale conservation organization in the US and provide wonderful educational material for the public. Every cetacean lover should consider joining this society and become an active participant. http://MichaelDanielHo.com

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