Activity 24: Phylum Chordata

CLASS CHONDRICTHYES (cartilaginous fishes)
Carcharodon carharias Great White Shark Raja eglanteria skate

Stingray

CLASS OSTEICHTHYES (bony fishes)
Angel fish Pterois volitans Red Lion Fish Diodon holocanthus holocanthus Diodon Spiny puffer fish

Toad

Newt

CLASS AMPHIBIA
Frog Salamander

CLASS REPTILIA

CLASS AVES
Necrosyrtes monachus Hooded vulture

Pithecophaga jefferyii Philippine Eagle Alcedo cristata Malachite Kingfisher

Monotremes/ Prototherians

CLASS MAMMALIA

Marsupials/ Metatherians

Eutherians/ True Placentals

Sea Squirt

Rhopalaea crassa Pastel Sea Squirts

Clavelina puertosecensis Blue Bell Tunicate

Brachiostoma sp. (lancelet)

Petromyzon marinus (lamprey)

Gill pores

Keratinized teeth

Feeding on fish blood

Median fin

Squalus acanthias (dogfish)

Chanos chanos (bangus)
Homocercal fins

Operculum

Necturus sp. (mudpuppy)

N. maculosus External gills

Varanus sp. (monitor lizard)
External ear

Varanus komodoensis Komodo Dragon

Gallus domesticus (chicken)
crown beak wattle

Mus musculus (mouse)
pinna

vibrissae

Looks like we’re in a fishy situation… Yeah, but we can’t chicken out now!

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