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These are the bones connected with respiration—the operculum, the branchiostegal rays, the branchial arches, and others.Form and Function|E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
The branchiostegal rays of the two sides are united in front by an unpaired membrane bone, the basi-branchiostegal (fig. 11, 36).
Attached to the lower surface of the hyoid arch are a series of twelve flat branchiostegal rays (fig. 11, 35).
To the cerato-hyal are attached a series of seven strong curved cylindrical rods, the branchiostegal rays.
The branchial arches, generally five in number, all of which except the last bear branchiostegal rays.