Morphology Data of Draconetta xenica
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Fricke, R., 2001
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

Spines of first dorsal fin flexible, long and slender. Second dorsal fin with soft 12 rays (Ref 42912).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Draconetta xenica

Lateral Lines 1 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 3
Soft-rays total 12
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 12

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    jugular
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Yap, Sheryl
Modified by Froese, Rainer
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