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New Zealand sea lion, Phocarctos hookeri, VT087

Physical Description

Sagittally sectioned skull of a NZ sea lion. PR side of the skull has the lower jaw attached with metal wires. PL side of the skull and lower jaw are separated. All teeth are in place (only two incisors missing).

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Right side of the skull and right jaw): 90 x 150 x 310mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Left side of the skull): 80 x 120 x 310mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (c - Left jaw): 85 x 45 x 220mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (d - Postcanine tooth): 32 x 12 x 8mm
Weight (e - bag of fragments): 0.9g

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