Image: Fish Dissection - Cutting anteriorly
The incision is then extended anteriorly along the fish's belly towards the head.
- Stuart Humphreys
- © Australian Museum
- Common name:
- Blue Mackerel
- Scientific name:
- Scomber australasicus
The pattern of spots on the sides and belly of the fish can be clearly seen in this image. Like most fast swimming fishes in the family Scombridae, this species is countershaded.