Comments of Media:
TAUCHEN, Germany: “… absolute reading pleasure… This book is just top class! … The 300 pages guidebook Whales and Dolphins Worldwide by Ralf Kiefner deserves a complete praise! … The information flows along its pages in a very enjoyable way. It’s much more than just a reference book.”
Ocean Enterprises, Australia: “…This is the ‘bible’ of the cetaceans…”.
VOX – TV programe “Tierzeit”: “Whales & Dolphins” from Ralf Kiefner “provides the reader with valuable and practical aids for the identification of all known 79 cetacean species. To make the informations more interesting, researchers, photographers and divers describe the behaviour and the specific abilities of the cetaceans in more than 30 exciting stories with photos.
Over 500 colour photos, maps and information about each species make “Whales & Dolphins” not only for divers to a very interesting book.”
Comments from researchers:
Liliane Lodi, M.Sc. – Projeto Golfinho, Brazil: “The book is richly illustrated and besides presenting valuable information it provides the readers with the chapters “Picture Stories” where one has the chance to get to know better the behaviour of cetaceans through fascinating stories of encounters with these magnificent animals in their habitat. It’s an excellent source of information for those, professionals or amateurs, that care for the oceans and its conservation.”
Dr. Otto Gadig – Brazil: “Incredibly good”.
Prof. Victor Peddermors – South Africa: “My favourite book”.
Age: no age limit
Published: November 2002
Published in 5 languages:
German: “Wale und Delphine weltweit”, Ralf Kiefner, Jahr Verlag, ISBN: 3-86132-620-5
English: “Whales & Dolphins, Cetacean World Guide”, Ralf Kiefner, Ikan, ISBN: 3-925919-58-9
French: “Baleines & Dauphins Du Monde”, Ralf Kiefner, Ulmer, ISBN: 2-84138-192-7
Spanish: “Guía De Cetáceos Del Mundo”, Ralf Kiefner, Grupo Editorial M&G Difusion, ISBN: 85-95223-16-3
Czech: “Velryby & Delfini”, Ralf Kiefner, Rajzl, ISBN: 80-903171-0-3