Morphology Data of Careproctus aciculipunctatus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Andriashev, A.P. and N.V. Chernova, 1997
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

The pleural ribs absent; one hypural plate, without slit. Head depth slightly exceeds its width. Mouth terminal. Teeth simple. The near mouth pores are small, round; the chin pores are not adjacent. The gill opening is small. The disk is small, oval, the edge border is narrow, chondral. The disk-anus distance exceeds the disk length by two times. The entire body is densely echinated with very small spinules. The body and the peritoneum are black, the stomach is light with black blood vessels (Ref. 27679).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Careproctus aciculipunctatus

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 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 64 - 64
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 56 - 56

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   25 - 25
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita
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