Image: Dissection of a Bluespotted Flathead - Getting Started

Dissection of a Bluespotted Flathead - Getting Started

A Bluespotted Flathead bought from the Sydney Fish Market.

Photographer:
Mark McGrouther
Rights:
© Australian Museum

Notes

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.

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Tags FIshes, Ichthyology, Dissection, Bluespotted Flathead, Getting Started, Platycephalidae, Platycephalus caeruleopunctatus,