Common Dolphin Cochlea (0.036 mm) (D. delphis)


2D image stack from micro CT scans (0.036 mm slice increments) of a Short-beaked Common Dolphin (Delphinus delphis) ear progressing through the inner ear. Key structures visible in this series are the ossicles (malleus, incus, stapes), semi-circular canals and cochlea. Scans courtesy of Douglas Moore, Brown University (specimen data).

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