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Title
Townsend_Sperm_Whale_ChartA_1935
Author(s)
Charles Haskins Townsend
Published
1935
Publisher
Zoologica
Abstract
Distribution of the sperm whale based on logbook records dating from 1761 to 1920. Chart A – April to September, inclusive. Each colored platting represents the position of a whale-ship on a day when one or more whales were taken. Each month’s whaling is colored distinctively. Positions on Charts A and B represent a total catch of 36,908 sperm whales. Prepared under direction from Charles Haskins Townsend. Records compiled by A. C. Watson. Draughtsman, R. W. Richmond.
Keywords
townsend whaling charts sperm whale
Full Citation
Townsend, C.H. 1935. The distribution of certain whales as shown by logbook records of American whaleships. Zoologica 19, No. 1:1-50, 4 charts.

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