Smithsonian

Donate Join Shop
Art and Design History and Culture Science and Technology
Home › Encyclopedia Smithsonian › Science and Technology
Share this page
Whales, Dolphins, Porpoises, and Whaling, Reading Lists
 

The National Museum of Natural History receives numerous requests for information on whales, dolphins, and porpoises. This list of selected references is divided as follows:

Because of their general interest and readability, some of the technical books are also listed in other sections. The popular category provides several references for young children and although technical errors do occur in some of the texts, they are not of sufficient magnitude to warrant exclusion. Current references are provided in addition to classic works that are the foundation of cetology.

The publications cited are not available from the Smithsonian Institution. They can be obtained from most large public libraries or can be requested through an interlibrary loan. Many are currently in print and can be ordered from local bookstores.

 


Smithsonian Information
PO Box 37012
SI Building, Room 153, MRC 010
Washington, DC 20013-7012
202.633.1000 (voice)
e-mail: info@si.edu

 
Contacts | FAQ | Newsroom | Privacy | Terms of Use
Top  Top