Composition, of Whales' Milk

  title={Composition, of Whales' Milk},
  author={J. White},
  • J. White
  • Published 1953
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • IT has been possible to obtain eight samples of whales' milk for analysis through the very willing co-operation and help of Dr. E. Downing and Mr. J. A. B. Athey, of Chr. Salvesen and Co., Leith, and Dr. J. G. Sharp, of the Low Temperature Research Station, Cambridge. Two of the samples were from blue whales (Balœnoptera musculus) and the remainder from fin whales (Balœnoptera physalus). The milks were collected after dissection of the mammary glands during the flensing operation on board… CONTINUE READING
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