Chapter 6 Handout- Sensory systems - BIOL 3705 Chapter 6 Sensory Systems Name Zoelle Reinke Instructions Complete the following handout as thoroughly as

Chapter 6 Handout- Sensory systems - BIOL 3705 Chapter 6...

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BIOL 3705 Chapter 6: Sensory Systems Name: Zoelle Reinke Instructions- Complete the following handout as thoroughly as possible using your textbook and Moodle Powerpoint files to assist you. Type your answers into this document, print, and turn in by the due date. Handouts are to be completed by each student independently. Section 1: VocabularyOtolith- This is also called the “ear stone”. It rests on top of a bed of sensory hair cells and because of thedownward pull of gravity it is able to provide the fish with information about its vertical orientation in the water. A typical fish has three different ones called the lapilli, asterisci, and sagittae. Many scientists will use these to determine how old a fish is as well.

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