NANFA-- Speaking of school AKA fish bones

Traci Mount (
Tue, 7 Oct 2003 23:31:58 -0400

I haven't posted much at all lately, I've been so busy- marriage, animals,
Well, speaking of school, I am needing a little help. To make a long story
short, I am doing a full diagram of a fish skull for a fish anatomy class. I
am needing sources for all the little bones, as it is I am about 10 short.
If anyone has a book that has most of the little bitty fish skull bones, I
would appreciate being steered in the right direction. Here are the ones
I've got so far: (in alphabetical order)
Alisphenoid, Anguloarticular, Articular, Basioccipital, Basisphenoid,
Branchiostegal Rays, Ceratobranchial, Ceratohyal, Circumorbital, Cleithrum,
Sesamoid Articulare, Dentary, Dermethmoid, Dermospenotic, Ectopterygoid,
Endopterygoid, Epibranchial, Epihyal, Epioccipital Facet, Epiotic, Ethmoid,
Exoccipital, Frontal, Hyomandibula, Hypohyals, Intercalary, Interhyal,
Interopercal, Lachrymal, Lateral Ethmoid, Maxilla, Mesapterygiod,
Mesethmoid, Metapterygoid, Nasal, Opercal, Palatine, Parasphenoid, Parietal,
Pharyngobranchial, Posttemporal, Preopercal, Prootic, Pteroshenoid,
Pterotic, Pterygoid, Quadrate, Retroarticular, Sphenotic, Subopercal,
Supracleithrum, Supramaxilla, Supraoccipital Crest, Symplectic, and the
Vomer (Gee that's a lot!)

Luckily I don't have to memorize them all!

Thank you for any help you can give me.

Traci Greve
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