Morphology Data of Careproctus pycnosoma
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Kido, K., 1985
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

Pectoral fin slightly notched; ends of dorsal and anal fins forming notches on caudal fin; caudal fin rounded, stout, and broad (Ref. 12700). Uniformly red (Ref. 12700).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Careproctus pycnosoma

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 46 - 49

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 42 - 45
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes other (see remark)

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 36 - 39

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  very large , lobe-like
Spines     0
Soft-rays   38 - 39
Pelvics Attributes  part of sucker-disc
Position    
Spines     0
Soft-rays   0 - 0
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Garilao, Cristina V.
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