Skull and lower jaws of a bottlenose dolphin. Teeth are preserved in place. Skull and lower jaws are covered with remants of dried soft tissue. Both tympanic bullas are still in place.
ReferencesA review of cetacea in New Zealand seas; W.R.B. Oliver
Field CollectionDusky Sound
MeasurementsMaximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Skull): 260 x 280 x 570mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Lower Jaws): 130 x 250 x 500mm
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