Blainville's Beaked Whale Head (3.0 mm) (M. densirostris)


2D image stack from CT scans (3.0 mm slice increments) of a Blainville's Beaked Whale (Mesoplodon densirostris) head progressing anterior to posterior. Soft tissue portions of the dorso-posterior section of the head and the brain were removed prior to CT scanning. Specimen courtesy of Dr. Bill McLellan of the University of North Carolina, Wilmington (specimen data).

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