Description: This is a 3D light structured surface scan of a female pygmy right whale (Caperea marginata) collected in 1876.
This has been scanned as part of the Museum’s Digital Collections Programme, to find out more visit www.nhm.ac.uk/digitalcollections
Comments: Pygmy right whale is a poorly understood and rarely studied species found in temperate circumpolar waters of the Southern Hemisphere. This is the smallest known species of baleen whale.
Specimen number: NHMUK 18220.127.116.11