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Fish Anatomy

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tail fin for power and speed
caudal fin
side arm-like fin for precision moving
pectoral fins
fin on underside
pelvic fins
fin on underside where fish poop might come from
anal fins
covers and protects the gills
operculum
fin on the fish's back along the spine
dorsal fin
used for sensing vibrations and movement, also for navigation
lateral line
used for sensing stuff on benthos (whiskers)
barbels
protect from predators & infection
scales & mucus
fish nostrils
nares
used to absorb dissolved oxygen
gills
protect from predation
dorsal spine
connects caudal fin to body
caudal peduncle