Morphology Data of Coryogalops tessellatus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 1994
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 elongated
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Most similar to C. anomolus meristically and in color pattern, but readily separated by having united instead of separate pelvic fins and modally 9 instead of 10 anal soft rays.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Coryogalops tessellatus

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 12 - 12
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb 7 - 8
on upper limb 2 - 2
total
Vertebrae
preanal 10 - 10
total 27 - 27

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 7 - 7
Soft-rays total 10 - 11
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 9 - 10

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   16 - 19
Pelvics Attributes  joint, cup-like
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Reyes, Rodolfo B.
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