Morphology Data of Urolophus deforgesi
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Séret, B. and P. Last, 2003
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 other
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales placoid scales
Diagnosis

Weakly rhomboidal disc, width less than 70% total length; rather long tail, postcoacal length more than 75% of disc length; short head (ventral length mostly less than 30% total length) and snout (length to eye less than 15% total length); narrow, cartilaginous interorbit less than 4% total length; internasal flap greatly expanded posteriorly; no broad lobes on posterolateral border of nostrils; inner margin of spiracle oblique; no lateral tail folds; no dorsal fin; apices of pelvic fins rounded; 7-8 oral papillae arranged along a 'W' line on mouth floor; 96-102 pectoral fin radials; total vertebrae more than 150; dorsal surface uniform yellowish brown (Ref. 51067).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Urolophus deforgesi

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 151 - 157

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 0 - 0
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 Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Bailly, Nicolas
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