Morphology Data of Trypauchenichthys larsonae
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Murdy, E.O., 2008
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 fusiform / normal
Cross section oval
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

This species is distinct with the following characters: frontal crest is smooth and not serrated; scales on abdomen; vertebral count 10 + 25-26; total vertebrae 35-36 (x = 35.1); longitudinal

scale rows 48-63 (x = 54.3); compared to its congeners, it has the least ratio between pelvic-fin length and SL (0.041-0.076, x = 0.056), and between pelvic-fin length and head length (0.254-0.428, x = 0.332) (Ref. 75632).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Trypauchenichthys larsonae

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
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 58 - 62
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 46 - 50

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   16 - 19
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Reyes, Rodolfo B.
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