Perch Dissection Lab Exam
These are the items you will have to identify on a dissected perch for the lab quiz:
Be able to answer these types of questions about the perch:
How is the standard length of a fish determined?
What is the function of the swim bladder
How many chambers does the perch heart have, and what are the names of the chambers?
What major blood vessel returns blood to the atrium of the perch's heart?
What are the muscle segments called that form a lazy "W" shape along the side of the perch?
What is the function of the operculum?
What types of scales does the perch have?
Click HERE for help answering the above questions.
Know the perch phylogeny:
|Species (also it's scientific name)||Perca flavescens|
Click HERE for diagrams of the perch and its anatomical parts.