All U.S. Atlantic species of whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, manatee, and sea turtles are depicted in this identification guide. Designed for the professional as well as the casual observer, it shows identifying characteristics and habits for each species. The book follows the same format as Kate Wynne's Guide to Marine Mammals of Alaska. Printed on waterproof paper. Published by Rhode Island Sea Grant. Winner of the 2000 National Outdoor Book Award for best nature guidebook.