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.