BIO 370 Vertebrate Zoology
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Vertebrate Anatomy
Shark Dissection

Identify the listed external features of a shark (Squalus)

  • Anterior dorsal fin
  • Caudal fin
  • Clasper
  • External gill slits
  • Eye
  • Lateral line
  • Mouth
  • Nares
  • Pectoral fin
  • Pelvic fin
  • Posterior dorsal fin
  • Spines
  • Spiracle
Shark external plain

Identify the listed structures on the dissection of a shark (Squalus)

Shark plain
  • Buccal Cavity
  • Colon
  • Dorsal Aorta
  • External Gill Slits
  • External Nares
  • Gall Bladder
  • Gill Rays
  • Internal Gill Slits
  • Kidney
  • Labial Groove
  • Liver (left, median, right lobes)
  • Oviduct
  • Pancreas
  • Pectoral Fin
  • Pelvic Fin
  • Rectal Gland
  • Small Intestine (duodenum, ileum)
  • Spiracle
  • Spleen
  • Stomach (cardiac, pyloric)
  • Tongue
  • Upper & Lower Jaws


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