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reesetee commented on the word asteriscus
The smaller of the two pair of otoliths found in the inner ear of many fishes (plural is asterisci).
March 12, 2009
trivet commented on the word asteriscus
What is the name of the larger?
The lapillus. Fishes also have a third pair of otoliths called sagittae (singular sagitta).
I fixed my previous post so it's more accurate. :-)
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