Presentation on theme: "Fish Dissections Use caution Cut medial line on ventral side"— Presentation transcript:
1 Fish Dissections Use caution Cut medial line on ventral side Delicately make incisionsUse scisorsCut medial line on ventral sideCut lateral section out to view internal anatomy through a “window” on the side
2 Short guide to fish dissection Remove gill archesPharyngeal TeethGill RakersGill lamellaeRemove a section of scalesExamine under compound microscope (Aging organisms)Examine musculaturehypaxial/epaxial musclesExamine mouth structureTrack digestive systemIdentification of partsCompare and examine fish with respect to digestive tract complexity and lengthHeart and circulatory structureMisc. Identification of partsi.e., Excretory and reproductive system, swim bladder
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