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Fin whale cranium
Description: This is a 3D light structured surface scan of a fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) registered in 1862.
This has been scanned as part of the Museum’s Digital Collections Programme, to find out more visit www.nhm.ac.uk/digitalcollections
Comments: Fin whale is the second largest species of baleen whale after the blue whale. They are found worldwide in all oceans excluding tropical waters.
Specimen number: NHMUK 18126.96.36.199
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