Image: Dissection of a Bluespotted Flathead - Getting Started
A Bluespotted Flathead bought from the Sydney Fish Market.
- Mark McGrouther
- © Australian Museum
- Common name:
- Bluespotted Flathead
- Scientific name:
- Platycephalus caeruleopunctatus
You will need a scalpel, scissors, probe, forceps, cutting board and a fish.
Place your fish on the cutting board.
Sketch a diagram of the fish, showing the position of the eyes, number and position of the fins and any other distinguishing features.