Image: Bones of a fish

Bones of a fish

The vertebral column and fins of a Striped Sea-bass.

64 Abdominal vertebrae
65 Caudal vertebrae
66 Centrum
67 Neurapophysis
68 Neural spine
69 Haemapophysis
70 Haemal spine
71 Zygapophysis
72 Parapophysis
73 Ribs
74 Epipleurals
75 Interneural
76 Dorsal fin
77 Interhaemal
78 Anal fin
79 Hypural
80 Caudal fin

The illustration is from Jordan, D.S. 1905. Guide to the Study of Fishes. Henry Holt and Company. Pp. 624.

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