In this lesson, students learn about basic fish biology and will identify a variety of fish species.
- Students will learn some basics of fish anatomy, including features that can help in fish identification.
- Students will use a simulation to help identify 9 different species of fish based on these characteristics.
- air bladder
- dorsal fin
- pelvic fin
- caudal fin
- pectoral fin
- anal fin
About the Lesson
In this lesson students learn about basic fish biology, and they will identify a variety of fish species.
- Identify and describe the function of organs that are unique to fish.
- Use the fins and pattern of the scales of fish to identify nine different species of fish.