Image: Barramundi preopercle

Barramundi preopercle

Part of the skull of a Barramundi, Lates calcarifer, from the Australian Museum Fish Collection (AMS I.15709-001). The front of the fish is to the right.  The bone with the serrated rear margin and large spines is the preopercle.

Mark McGrouther
© Australian Museum

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Tags Barramundi, Lates calcarifer, preoperculum, preopercule, fishes, ichthyology, bones, head, spines, four, 4, serrations, margin,