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Mirounga angustirostris, Northern Elephant Seal
DigiMorph Staff - The University of Texas at Austin
Mirounga angustirostris
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University of California Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (MVZ 184140)

Image processing: Dr. Jessie Maisano
Publication Date: 19 Apr 2006


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About the Species

This specimen, a female, 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 Philip Watson on 21 February 2006 along the horizontal axis for a total of 638 slices. Each 1024x1024 pixel slice is 0.25 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.22 mm and a field of reconstruction of 267 mm.

About the


Mirounga angustirostris page from the Seal Conservation Society

M. angustirostris page on the Ocean Oasis Field Guide

M. angustirostris page (with video) on RaceRocks.com

Mirounga angustirostris page on the Animal Diversity Web (University of Michigan Museum of Zoology)

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Mirounga angustirostris

To cite this page: DigiMorph Staff, 2006, "Mirounga angustirostris" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed May 22, 2015 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Mirounga_angustirostris/.

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