It is a fundamental requirement that all MMOs have an ID book not just for the training course but also as a reference guide on any job.

Below is a list of recommended books, however, you are welcome to source your own ID book which you will need to have for use on the MMO training course. The links below are in order of our recommendations and allow you to purchase them direct through Amazon who will ship to any location across the world.


  1. Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises (Dk Handbooks)
  2. Whales,Dolphins and Seals
  3. Marine Mammals of the World: A Comprehensive Guide to Their Identification
  4. Marine Mammal Survey and Assessment Methods
  5. The Marine Mammals of the Gulf of Mexico (W. L. Moody Jr. Natural History Series)
  6. Marine Mammal Populations and Ocean Noise: Determining When Noise Causes Biologically Significant Effects
  7. International Regulation of Underwater Sound: Establishing Rules and Standards to Address Ocean Noise Pollution (Solid Mechanics and Its Applications