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Callorhinus ursinus, Northern Fur Seal
DigiMorph Staff - The University of Texas at Austin
Callorhinus ursinus
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University of California Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (MVZ 175109)

Image processing: Dr. Jessie Maisano
Publication Date: 09 Oct 2006


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About the Species

This specimen was collected at a marina in Monterey County, California by L. Thomsen on 14 November 1973. It was made available to The University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning by Dr. Timothy Rowe of The University of Texas at Austin. Funding for scanning and image processing was provided by a National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative grant to Dr. Rowe.

Lateral view of skull

Dorsal view of skull

Ventral view of skull

About this Specimen

The specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 22 February 2006 along the horizontal axis for a total of 401 slices. Each 1024x1024 pixel slice is 0.25 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.22 mm and a field of reconstruction of 189.3 mm.

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Callorhinus ursinus page from the Seal Conservation Society

C. ursinus page on MarineBio.org

C. ursinus page on the Animal Diversity Web (University of Michigan Museum of Zoology)

C. ursinus brain on the Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections site

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Callorhinus ursinus

To cite this page: DigiMorph Staff, 2006, "Callorhinus ursinus" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed July 25, 2024 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Callorhinus_ursinus/.

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