Perch (Bony Fish) Dissection || Teach A Man To Fish
Want to learn fish anatomy? Learn how to dissect a perch in this video, which also covers its external and internal anatomy and physiology. In this simple dissection of a perch, you’ll learn various parts of the bony fish anatomy, why fish can get away with a two-chambered heart, and how to tell a male fish from a female fish.
Perch are a great way to learn about bony fish anatomy. Many of its structures are characteristic of bony fish and very interesting to look at! Also, did you know that perch have balloons of air to keep them afloat? In this video, you’ll learn general information about perch, which will be tied into its anatomical structures.
This dissection lab is for anyone who is curious about perch anatomy, wants to cover perch anatomy for a zoology course, missed the perch dissection during biology class, or just wondered, “Fish are tasty, but how do they work?”. The video will teach you how to dissect a perch step by step, and review the external and internal anatomy of the perch.
In this video, we’ll cover the following structures:
Jaw Urogenital opening
Mandible Swim bladder
Pectoral fins Gill arches
Pelvic fins Gill rakers
Anal fin Heart
Caudal fin Atrium
Anterior and posterior dorsal fin Ventricle
Lateral line Esophagus
Scales Pyloric caeca
If you want to learn more about perch anatomy, here’s a link to a website with more detailed information, as well as diagrams: http://www.visualdictionaryonline.com...
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