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Otoliths are from fish ears
Otoliths are from fish earsCourtesy Edgewise

I know what the "Object of the month" is for June 09 but I guessed wrong for the one in June 01. I thought it was an otolith.
Boing Boing just did a post on otoliths. You might want to check it out and learn tidbits like:

By properly counting the annuli or growth rings you can tell how old a fish is.