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Pygmy right whale cranium 3D Model
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 1822.214.171.124
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