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New Zealand fur seal, Arctocephalus forsteri, VT2175

Physical Description

Skull, disarticulated jaws, atlas, canine and 5 postcanine teeth of a NZ fur seal.

Field Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Skull): 100 x 160 x 250mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Left jaw): 75 x 40 x 160mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (c - Right jaw): 70 x 40 x 170mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (d - Atlas): 75 x 10 x 50mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (e - Canine tooth): 50 x 10 x 15mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (f - Postcanine tooth): 20 x 10 x 3mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (g - Postcanine tooth): 15 x 10 x 3mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (h - Postcanine tooth): 15 x 8 x 3mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (i - Postcanine tooth): 15 x 10 x 5mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (j - Postcanine tooth): 10 x 8 x 3mm

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