The Parynx is the roof of the mouth on a Basking Shark. This photo includes the Parynx and the esophagus of the shark.

Pharynx and esophagus of Basking Shark

The Parynx is the roof of the mouth on a Basking Shark. This photo includes the Parynx and the esophagus of the shark.

shark anatomy fish artery mouth bone cartelage

Author(s)Emily Nauman
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2009-07-15
AlbumFauna > Fish
TypePhoto
Project(s)EcoCheck
Dimensions3072 x 2056
Filesize5 MB
Number of Downloads66
Filetype(s) JPG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionEmily Nauman, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)