Monday, October 22, 2012

Shark and Fish Dissections at SMLI

First, the shark:
  • No swim bladder
  • Big, oily, fatty liver, 2 lobes
  • Cartilage, not bone
  • Gill slits
  • Advanced brain with grooves and large thick optic nerves
  • Large eyes
shark firstcut lookinside1 removingliver bilobedliver organs2 organs headcut removingbrain brain brain2 brain3 gills1 gillsdetail Then, the fish:
  • Swim bladder
  • Bones
  • Operculum: shield for gills
fish swimbladder gills eggs

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