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Full text:[...] 37 Appendix 3 Staff List (31 December 1974) Director Professor H. Charnock SCIENCE GROUP Deputy Chief Scientific Officer Dr D. E. Cartwright Dr J. C. Swallow, FRS Professor M. S. Longuet-Higgins, FRS [...]
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Full text:[...] DISTRIBUTION OF POST-LARVAL KRILL IN THE ANTARCTIC 149 hence whales spread over a wider range of latitude. Figs. 13 and 14 should be more representative of its normal than its present distribution if [...]
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Full text:[...] 28 H. S. J. ROE (8) In age readings only the light or the dark lamina is counted, and, for the purposes of counting, the results show that only one lamina is formed a year. (9) There is a close corre [...]
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Full text:[...] 52 R. GAMBELL Bannister recorded the dimensions of the first stomach of a 51 ft female sei whale. This compartment was distended with water, and had dimensions of 70-5 x 12-75 x 40-5 ^n- ^-n over-est [...]
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Full text:[...] 130 R. GAMBELL Penis size is related to whale length, and increases considerably at sexual maturity, when it is about one metre long. The foetal growth curve is best represented by two straight lines [...]
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Full text:[...] SEASONAL CYCLES AND REPRODUCTION IN SEI WHALES 131 of 0-125 cm Per ^ increase in length of immature whales, and they are greater in winter than summer. They deepen at ovulation and in late pregnancy. [...]
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Full text:[...] SPERM WHALES OFF DURBAN 223 catodo?itis, and a lower proportion of N. physeteris with increasing size. By a body length of 42 ft the males are infested exclusively with C. catodontis, and the point a [...]
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Full text:[...] SPERM WHALES OFF DURBAN 265 Resting whales with only one corpus albicans and a resting mammary gland must have become pregnant at their first ovulation. The seventeen animals in this category have a [...]
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Full text:[...] 318 RAY GAMBELL table 24. Ovulation frequency in the sperm whale reproductive cycle Oestrous period Prop, of pop. not pregnant (A) Post-partum Mid-lact. End-of-lact. Main 1-ooo 0-992 0-919 0-717 Tota [...]
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Full text:[...] 326 RAY GAMBELL ■ I If* m ■ Bit! ... I8*i® !* ......lis m mm pulp cavities and only one is covered by a cement layer, much larger proportions of 38 per cent and 20 per cent respectively of the te [...]
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