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Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae, VT532

Physical Description

Complete left and right periotics, tympanic bullae, mallei and stapes; dried remains of the tensor tympani are preserved on the anterior process of the left periotic, and remains of the stapedius muscle are still attached to the right stapes.

Field Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - left periotic, tympanic bulla, stapes, and malleus): 130 x 170 x 150mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - right periotic, tympanic bulla, stapes, and malleu): 120 x 270 x 150mm

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