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Phocoena phocoena, Harbor Porpoise
Ms. Rachel Racicot - San Diego State University
Phocoena phocoena
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University of California Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (MVZ 135247)

Image processing: Mr. Kevin Chovanec
Publication Date: 01 May 2007

adult skull | juvenile: skull | mandible


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About the Species

This specimen, an adult, was made available to The University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning courtesy of Rachel Racicot of the San Diego State University Biology Department. Funding for scanning was provided by an NSF grant to Dr. Annalisa Berta and the American Cetacean Society, and additional funding 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 obliquely by Matthew Colbert on 11 March 2006 for a total of 464 1024x1024 pixel slices. Each slice is 0.5 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.5 mm and a field of reconstruction of 280 mm.

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Phocoena phocoena page on the Animal Diversity Web (University of Michigan Museum of Zoology)

Images of P. phocoena at ARKive

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Phocoena phocoena

To cite this page: Ms. Rachel Racicot, 2007, "Phocoena phocoena" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed May 25, 2015 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Phocoena_phocoena/adult/.

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