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Hector's dolphin, Cephalorhynchus hectori, VT166

Physical Description

Cranium and mandibles of a small dolphin preserving all of the upper and most of the lower teeth. The tympanoperiotics are missing. Some soft tissue is preserved around the teeth along both the upper and lower jaws.

Field Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - cranium): 125 x 135 x 180mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - mandible): 52 x 120 x 220mm

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