Internal Fish Anatomy - Valrico Home School Group

Students will perform hands-on fish dissections to learn about the basic anatomy of fish and how similar they are to fish (or not). Working in pairs, they will dissect different species of fish from Tampa Bay in order to also compare and contrast the different adaptions fish have to live in the bay's various habitats.


Students will perform hands-on fish dissections to learn about the basic anatomy of fish and how similar they are to fish (or not). Working in pairs, they will dissect different species of fish from Tampa Bay in order to also compare and contrast the different adaptions fish have to live in the bay's various habitats.

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Suncoast Youth Conservation Center
529 Estuary Shore Lane
Apollo Beach, FL 33572

Marine Quest

MarineQuest 2014 Open House Saturday, October 18 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. FREE admission. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute welcomes the public to the 20th annual MarineQuest open house. Visitors can experience up-close encounters with live fish and wildlife, including sharks, rays, crustaceans, alligators and a variety of Florida’s top inshore sport fish.
up-close encounters with live fish and wildlife, sharks, crustaceans, alligators and inshore sport fish, archery, wildlife origmi, face paiinting, and gyotaku, the art of Japanese fish printing.
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FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
100 Eighth Avenue Southeast
St. Petersburg, FL 33701-5020
Phone: 727-502-4787

Going Coastal: Can you hear me now? Fun with Fish Ear Bones

Discovering the Estuary with your Child: Stop by the Weedon Island open classroom anytime between 1 to 3 p.m. to participate in a variety of self-guided estuary activities. This week learn about fish ear bones called otoliths which tell us many things about the fish and the water where they live. No registration required. Recommended for families with children of all ages. Weedon Island Preserve.
Enjoy learning about fish ear bones which can tell you many things about a fish and its habitat.
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Weedon Island Preserve
1800 Weedon Drive NE
Saint Petersburg, FL 33702
Phone: 727-453-6500