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Blue Whale Cochlea (0.1 mm) (B. musculus)
2D image stack from CT scans (0.1 mm slice increments) of a Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus) ear progressing through the inner ear. Key structures visible in this series are the ossicles (malleus, incus, stapes), semi-circular canals and cochlea. Specimen courtesy of Jeff Jacobsen, Humboldt State University (specimen data).