This CDROM product is designed for
students and teachers in classrooms, whalewatchers, researchers, or just
anyone truly interested in whales. Developed in conjunction with Wheelock
College and The College of the Atlantic with funding by the National Science
Foundation, the WhaleNet CDROM Guide contains:
Current pricing on the WhaleNet CDROM
is $8 each, which includes shipping and handling. For more than 4 CDs or for wholesale pricing, please contact the Whalemaster or telephone Mike Williamson @ (617) 879-2256.
Introduction - A basic overview of the CD's contents and functions
as well as information for contacting WhaleNet on the Internet
Whale Identifier - The Whale Identifier is a database of nearly
a thousand different humpback whales identified by their tail (fluke) patterns.
An easy-to-use interface lets you characterize the flukes you sight yourself,
so you can match them to the whales in the catalog.
Sighting History - Once you've found a specific whale in the Whale
Identifier, click the Sighting History button for a list of recorded sightings
of that whale including date and location. You will also see a map of the
East Coast of North America with a whale icon marking the location(s) of
Field Guide - This section includes written descriptions and photographs
for twenty species of marine mammals commonly found in the North Atlantic.
Included are descriptions of identifying characteristics for each species,
food preferences, reproductive strategies, common behaviors, population
estimates, history of exploitation, and current status of each species.
References are included with each account.
Glossary - The glossary provides an alphabetic listing of terms
and definitions pertinent to the study of marine mammals.
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Most recent update: 09/01/00. Website built by J. Michael Williamson, WhaleNet.