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Long-finned pilot whale, Globicephala melas, VT201

Physical Description

Skull and lower jaws of a long-finned pilot whale. Skull is worn and some parts of the basicranium are missing. Tip of the rostrum is broken. Teeth in the lower jaw are worn.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Skull): 280 x 370 x 550mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Lower jaws): 140 x 340 x 490mm

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