enter image description here I had a dish of fish and found 2 oval shaped nearly 1cm long bones in its head.What help does it do to the fish? what is its name? I have clicked the picture myself .

  • $\begingroup$ perhaps you can put an arrow on one of these pics so we know where it's from google.com/… $\endgroup$ – com.prehensible Jan 11 at 10:34
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    $\begingroup$ Seems like otoliths. Put a more detailed image for better identification. $\endgroup$ – Priyanshu Das Jan 11 at 15:16
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    $\begingroup$ Thanks priyanka das $\endgroup$ – user459284 Jan 11 at 17:15
  • $\begingroup$ Haha, it's Priyanshu. I'm not cent percent sure if its otolith or not. Just in case you don't know what otoliths are, let me tell you we too have them. They are calcium carbonate granules present in our inner ear. They strike against the sensory hair cells present in there whenever our head moves, thus giving us a sense of movement and balance. $\endgroup$ – Priyanshu Das Jan 11 at 18:03

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