Whaling in Argentina

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The Argentina whaling ship Juan Peron in 1951

Whaling in Argentina was a major industry in both Argentina's South Pacific and South Atlantic coasts, and around the Falkland Islands. The primary whalers were British ships, and the primary quarry the southern right whale.[1]


  1. ^ Gilders, Michelle A. Reflections of a Whale-Watcher. Indiana University Press, 1995. ISBN 0-253-20957-9, ISBN 978-0-253-20957-3