Physiological Measurements on a Live Whale

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Science  06 May 1960:
Vol. 131, Issue 3410, pp. 1379-1380
DOI: 10.1126/science.131.3410.1379


Temperature, respiration, and electrocardiographic measurements were made on a stranded 45-ft. finback whale. This proved to be a practical means of getting physiological information on the large cetaceans.