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Caretta caretta, Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Dr. Christopher Marshall - Texas A&M University
Caretta caretta
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Image processing: Dr. Jessie Maisano
Publication Date: 01 Mar 2007

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About the Species

This specimen was collected in Galveston, Texas. It was made available to the University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning by Dr. Christopher Marshall of Texas A&M University at Galveston. Funding for scanning was provided in part by Dr. Marshall. Funding for scanning and image processing was provided by a National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative grant to Dr. Timothy Rowe of The University of Texas at Austin.

About this Specimen

The specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 1 September 2006 along the coronal axis for a total of 428 slices. Each 1024x1024 pixel slice is 0.5 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.5 mm and a field of reconstruction of 215 mm.

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Literature

Caretta caretta bibliography by Kenneth Dodd (Florida Integrated Science Center)

Links

Caretta caretta page on the Animal Diversity Web (University of Michigan Museum of Zoology)

Literature
& Links

None available.

Additional
Imagery

To cite this page: Dr. Christopher Marshall, 2007, "Caretta caretta" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed October 21, 2014 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Caretta_caretta/.

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