Image: Fish Dissection - Body cavity

Fish Dissection - Body cavity

Pull apart the two walls of the body cavity and expose the internal organs (see next image for names).

The neat incision now runs from the anus forward between the two pelvic fins and along the isthmus.

Stuart Humphreys
© Australian Museum

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