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Zalophus californianus, California Sea Lion
Dr. Blaire Van Valkenburgh - University of California, Los Angeles
Zalophus californianus
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Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History (LACM 95730)

Image processing: Ms. Ashley Gosselin-Ildari
Publication Date: 26 Jun 2007

male | female

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About the Species

This female specimen was made available to the University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning by Dr. Blaire Van Valkenburgh of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology of the University of California, Los Angeles. Funding for scanning and image processing was provided by Dr. Van Valkenburgh and by a National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative grant to Dr. Timothy Rowe. The California Sea Lion is one of several carnivorans included in ongoing research of respiratory turbinates by Dr. Van Valkenburgh.

About this Specimen

This specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 5 April 2007 along the horizontal axis for a total of 374 slices. Each 1024 x 1024 pixel slice is 0.25 mm thick with an interslice spacing 0.25 mm and a field of reconstruction = 230 mm.

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Links

Zalophus californianus page on the Animal Diversity Web (University of Michigan Museum of Zoology)

Z. californianus page by the NOAA National Marine Mammal Laboratory

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Zalophus californianus
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To cite this page: Dr. Blaire Van Valkenburgh, 2007, "Zalophus californianus" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed December 22, 2014 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Zalophus_californianus/female/.

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