Morphology Data of Caristius barsukovi
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Kukuev, E.I., N.V. Parin and I.A. Trunov, 2013
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 short and / or deep
Cross section oval
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

This species is distinguished by the following characters: very short gill rakers, more than 2 times length of gill filaments and 7-9 times its orbit; flattened, with two denticles on slightly widened apex, sparsely located on branchial arch (distance between rakers approximately equal to their length); dorsal-fin rays 35-37; anal-fin rays 21-22; gill rakers on first branchial arch 17-18; anterior contour of head is steep; head rather large (with 27-31% SL), its length 3.5 times in SL, as a rule, greater or equal to ventroanal distance; distinct lateral line (Ref. 95096).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Caristius barsukovi

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
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 Capuli, Estelita Emily
Comments & Corrections
Sign our Guest Book
Back to Search
cfm script by eagbayani, 17.10.00, php script by rolavides, 13/03/08 ,  last modified by sortiz, 06.27.17