Image: Upper tooth plate of an Australian Lungfish

Upper tooth plate of an Australian Lungfish

Upper tooth plate of a Australian Lungfish. This plate is attached to the bony palate. The ridged 'teeth' crush food items between them and a similar set of teeth in the lower jaw.

Photographer:
Mark McGrouther
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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Tags fish, ichthyology, Australian Lungfish, Neoceratodus forsteri,