Perch Prelab



Perch Dissection Prelab


1. Perch belong to what class of bony fish?

2. Are perch ray-finned or lobe-finned fish? Explain.


3. Name the fins found on a perch. What function(s) to the fins serve?



4. Give the function for the swim bladder.


5. Describe the external appearance of a yellow perch.


6. What is the scientific name for the yellow perch?

7. Describe spawning of yellow perch.


8. Name several organs that belong to the digestive system of the perch.


9. Describe the heart of a perch & explain blood flow through this organ.


10. Where is the lateral line found 7 what is its job?