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  • The smaller of the two pair of otoliths found in the inner ear of many fishes (plural is asterisci).

    March 12, 2009

  • What is the name of the larger?

    March 12, 2009

  • The lapillus. Fishes also have a third pair of otoliths called sagittae (singular sagitta).

    I fixed my previous post so it's more accurate. :-)

    March 12, 2009