Morphology Data of Choridactylus striatus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Mandrytsa, S.A., 1993
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 compressed
Dorsal head profile clearly convex
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Head, body and fins dark; sides of the body with numerous narrow light contrasting longitudinal strips, running to the dorsal and caudal fins. Pectoral fin with no long, threadlike upper ray; inner side is dark, without the large light longitudinal patches on the central part of the fin and has no alternating dark and light longitudinal strips (Ref. 41472).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Choridactylus striatus

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 27 - 27

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 13 - 14
Soft-rays total 9 - 10
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 2 - 2
Soft-rays total 9 - 9

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   12 - 12
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    thoracic  behind origin of D1
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Reyes, Rodolfo B.
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