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Scaphirhynchus platorynchus, Shovelnose Sturgeon
Dr. Eric Hilton - Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Scaphirhynchus platorynchus
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Field Museum of Natural History (FMNH 45024)

Image processing: Mr. Stephen Roberson
Publication Date: 20 Oct 2008


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About the Species

This specimen (FMNH 45024) was made available to The University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning by Dr. Eric Hilton of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Funding for image processing was provided by an National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative grant to Dr. Timothy Rowe of The University of Texas at Austin.

About this Specimen

This specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 13 April 2005 along the coronal axis for a total of 960 slices. Each 1024x1024 pixel slice is 0.1045 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.1045 mm and a field of reconstruction of 49.1 mm.

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Scaphirhynchus platorynchus page on The Animal Diversity Web (The University of Michigan Museum of Zoology)

S. platorynchus page on the Integrated Taxonomic Information System

S. platorynchus page on NatureServe Explorer

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Cutaway animations along the three orthogonal axes - with soft-tissue rendered:
coronal cutaway horizontal cutaway sagittal cutaway

Coronal (3.0mb)

Horizontal (3.2mb)

Sagittal (3.0mb)

Front page image.

Scaphirhynchus platorhynchus

To cite this page: Dr. Eric Hilton, 2008, "Scaphirhynchus platorynchus" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed May 28, 2015 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Scaphirhynchus_platorynchus/.

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