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
ID Code:6601
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:22 Nov 2010 11:12
Last Modified:22 Nov 2010 11:12

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