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" The length of the animal, measured from the tip of the lower jaw to the end of the tail, 78 feet 9 inches. "
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh - Page 31
by Royal Society of Edinburgh - 1872
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Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Volume 13

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia - 1862 - 682 pages
...length. The head is not so plane as in the Caribbean species, and the sides less angulated. The length from the tip of the lower jaw to the end of the bony operculum constitutes more than a fifth (21-100) of the total. Its height between the crown and...
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Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia - 1862 - 586 pages
...two-thirds of the greatest height, or 6-100 of the length. The head is acutely conical and elongated ; from the tip of the lower jaw to the end of the bony operculnm it forms a sixth (17-100) of the entire length ; from the front of the upper jaw to...
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Nature, Volume 1

Sir Norman Lockyer - 1870 - 692 pages
...huge creature. The length of the animal, he said, measured from the tip of the lower jaw to the'end of the tail, 78 feet 9 inches. The girth of the body,...flipper, was 45 feet. Its girth, in line with the oval orifice, was 28 feet, whilst around the root of the tail it was only 7 feet 6 inches. The inner...
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Journal of Anatomy and Physiology, Volume 4

1870 - 414 pages
...species as the Longniddry whale. baldii of Gray. The length, measured along the curvature of the back, from the tip of the lower jaw to the end of the tail, was 78 feet 9 in. From the non-union of the disk-like epiphyses of the bodies of the thoracic and lumbar...
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The English Cyclopaedia: Division. Natural History. 4v. and Suppl

1870 - 442 pages
...Flower of a large adult male which was stranded in Pevensey Bay, Sussex, in November, 1865. Its length from the tip of the lower jaw to the end of the tail was 67 feet, the measurement being taken in a straight line. In 1862 an individual was seen in the...
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Natural History: Or, Second Division of "The English Encyclopedia"

Charles Knight - 1870
...Flower of a large adult male which was stranded in Pevensey Bay, Sussex, in November, 1865. Its length from the tip of the lower jaw to the end of the tail was 67 feet, the measurement being taken in a straight line. In 1862 an individual was seen in the...
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Report on the Condition of the Sea Fisheries of the South Coast of ..., Part 8

United States. Bureau of Fisheries - 1883 - 1214 pages
...4 times; the eye is placed midway between the margin of the operculum and the tip of the lower jaw. From the tip of the lower jaw to the end of the upper jaw, or snout, the distance is equal to the height of the head. The maxillary extends beyond...
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Fisheries Service Bulletin, Issues 101-200

United States. Bureau of Fisheries - 1923
...which weighed 28 pounds and measured 1.140 millimeters between the pectorals and 1.080 millimeters from the tip of the lower jaw to the end of the tail Unfortunately this latter measurement could not be made on the adult because the greater part of the...
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Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Volume 7

Royal Society of Edinburgh - 1872
...co-operation of his assistant Mr Stirling, and his pupils Mr Millen Coughtrey, and Mr James Fouliu. the rocks and shoals, where it was left as the tide...inner surface of the lower jaw, close to its upper and outer border, was concave, and sloped inwards so as to admit the edge of the upper jaw within it....
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A Wetland Biography: Seasons on Louisiana’s Chenier Plain

Gay M. Gomez - 1998 - 292 pages
...also impossible to skin. Later, when its movement had ceased, the hunter would remove the belly skin from the tip of the lower jaw to the end of the tail, using a sharp knife to separate the hide from the flesh. When the procedure was finished, the skin...
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