Image: Porcupinefish, upper jaw
Upper jaw (roof of mouth) of a Porcupinefish found washed up on the beach.
- Ian Merrington
- © Ian Merrington @ DPI Fisheries
- Common name:
- Scientific name:
- Diodon sp
The front of the jaw, which forms a cutting ridge is to the bottom of the image. The palate (centre of image) is used to crush food items.