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Sea Otter Skeleton

Sea Otter Skeleton

Project Details

  • Keywords: sea otter, anatomy, diagram, model
  • Student Investigator: 

    Diana Thompson

  • Faculty Mentor: Andy Szabo, Ph.D.
  • Project Period: January 2011–July 2011

Funding Sources

  • URECA: $279


I plan to dissect a sea otter carcass, photograph organs and skeletal structure, and re-construct the bones into a full-body skeleton. Additionally, the photographs will be compiled into a sea otter anatomy identification book, which also will be given to the UAS Biology Department.