The Skull of a Ganges River Dolphin, Seen from A) the Side, and B) in Front of the Animal (image) PLOS Share Print E-Mail Caption This is the cranial morphology of a Ganges river dolphin as seen from A) a left lateral and slightly anterior viewpoint, and B) an anterior viewpoint looking back along the anterior-posterior axis. Notice the unusual, highly porous bony maxillary crests that project anteriorly over the rostrum and nearly encircle the melon. Credit Anders Galatius, Aarhus University Usage Restrictions With credit to source. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.