Incidence of ambergris washed ashore

Rao, K V S Seshagiri (1993) Incidence of ambergris washed ashore. CMFRI Newsletter No.59 January- March 1993, 59. p. 7.

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Abstract

Ambergris is a valuable substance obtained from Sperm whale. It is either found floating in the sea or obtained by cutting open theanimal. It is produced in the intestine and retained mostly in the colon. Ambergris is a solid inflamable waxy substance.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ambergris
Subjects: Marine Mammals > Sperm whales
Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2010 05:42
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:39
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/6601

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