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Minke Whale Ear 3D (B. acutorostrata)
3D rotation constructed from CT scans of a Minke Whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) ear (related publication) shown in both horizontal and vertical planes, demonstrating the position of inner ear structures within the periotic bone such as the tympanic bulla, periotic bone, ossicles (malleus, incus, stapes), semi-circular canals, cochlea and acousto-vestibular nerve canal. Specimen courtesy of the Cape Cod Stranding Network (CCSN/IFAW).