Adaptiveness and Ecology of Echolocation in Toothed Whales

  • F. G. Wood
  • W. E. Evans
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (volume 28)


Of all aquatic animals only odontocete cetaceans are known to have a well developed sonar system. While certain other marine vertebrates will be discussed briefly in the latter part of this review, we are primarily concerned with the toothed whales.


Marine Mammal Killer Whale Bottlenose Dolphin Sound Production Sperm Whale 
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  • F. G. Wood
    • 1
  • W. E. Evans
    • 2
  1. 1.Naval Ocean Systems CenterSan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.Hubbs-Sea World Research InstituteSan DiegoUSA

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