100% Legal & Ethically Obtained Sea Lion Skull - Skulls Unlimited recently purchased an antique research collection of California sea lions that dates back to the 1950’s and 60’s and was the work of the late Dr. Arthur Kelly.
The US Marine Mammal Protection Act ( www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/laws/mmpa ) generally prohibits the sale of marine mammals, however it does allows for the sale of specimens collected prior to 1972 ( www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/pdfs/permits ) . Each specimen is provided with a bill of sale and a letter of authorization from NOAA
- Skull Length: 28.2cm (11.1in)
- Skull Width: 15.5cm (6.1in)
- Skull Height: 14.7cm (5.7in)
- Adult male
- Missing one lower incisior
- Exhibits an naturally decayed upper canine