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ON THE HISTOLOGICAL STRUCTURE OF CETACEAN LUNGS (published 23rd July, 1937)
By F. Haynes, MA., and Alec H. Laurie, ............• PaSe 1
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THE HUMPBACK WHALE, MEGAPTERA NODOSA (published 4th January, 1938) By L. Harrison Matthews, MA.
Introduction..........
Material...........
Sex Ratio..........
External Characters ...••■•
Possible Differences between Northern and Southern Races
Food...........
Blubber ..........
Parasites...........
Reproduction..........
Growth...........
Migration..........
Destruction of the Stocks of Humpbacks .
Summary...........
References..........
Appendix. Measurements -
Plate II...........
THE SPERM WHALE, PHYSETER CA TO DO N (published 29th March 1938)
By L. Harrison Matthews, M.A.
Introduction .
Material .
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Sex Ratio .
External Characters Spermaceti .
Food.....
Blubber .....
Parasites.....
Reproduction .... Growth and Age .
Migration .... Whaling and the Sperm Whale
Summary.....
References .
Appendix. Measurements Plates III-XI . . . ■
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