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Table 2 Blubber depths and corresponding ranks through entire body of actual and ultrasound measurements, respectively

From: Topographical distribution of blubber in finless porpoises (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis sunameri): a result from adapting to living in coastal waters

Body region and aspect Actual measurements Ultrasound measurements
Blubber depth (cm) Rank Blubber depth (cm) Rank
Head     
  Dorsal 1.17 1 1.23 3
  Lateral 1.20 2 1.16 1
  Ventral 1.35 3 1.20 2
Axillary     
  Dorsal 1.85 12 1.69 10
  Lateral 1.79 10 1.53 5
  Ventral 1.68 5 1.71 11.5
Mid-thorax     
  Dorsal 2.38 17 1.87 15
  Lateral 1.80 11 1.73 13
  Ventral 1.78 9 1.82 14
Umbilicus     
  Dorsal 2.49 18 2.17 17
  Lateral 1.75 7.5 1.67 9
  Ventral 1.43 4 1.59 7
Genital slit     
  Dorsal 2.12 16 2.18 18
  Lateral 1.95 13.5 1.58 6
  Ventral 2.05 15 1.90 16
Anus     
  Dorsal 1.95 13.5 1.71 11.5
  Lateral 1.70 6 1.48 4
  Ventral 1.75 7.5 1.61 8