Morphology Data of Caspiomyzon graecus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Renaud, C.B. and P.S. Economidis, 2010
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features
Body shape lateral eel-like
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Eudontomyzon graecus is distinguished from its European congeners by possessing the following character states: nonparasitic mode of life; adults with large, blunt labial teeth covering all fields in a pavement-like arrangement; one or more bicuspid teeth in the first anterial row; two or more bicuspid teeth in the first posterial row; 7-11 teeth on the infraoral lamina; endolateral formula, 2-2-2; 2-5 velar tentacles without wings; ammocoetes and adults with 53-61 trunk myomeres; rounded caudal fin; relatively longer tail length against TL; ammocoetes with relatively shorter trunk length against TL; weakly pigmented (i.e., +) upper lip; unpigmented tongue precursor bulb; unpigmented areas lateral to the tongue precursor elastic ridge (Ref. 84195).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Caspiomyzon graecus

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Busson, Frédéric
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