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Volume 18, 1885
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A list of specimens received by the Curator for the Museum since the last meeting was then read. Amongst them was the baleen of Neobalæna marginata; the stuffed head of a Sea-Leopard Seal (Stenorhynchus leptonyx), from Porangahau, presented by Rev. F. E. T. Simcox.

The Hon. Secretary also showed a dried specimen of the Hammer Shark (Z. malecolus), procured at Port Ahuriri, and a collection of fossils from Takapau.