Morphology Data of Craterocephalus capreoli
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Ivantsoff, W. and L.E.L.M. Crowley, 1999
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features none
Body shape lateral elongated
Cross section oval
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout more or less normal
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales cycloid scales
Diagnosis

Gill rakers short, with spinules, 1-13 on first lower gill arch. Anus very close to origin of fin. Second dorsal fin with I spine, 6-8 rays; anal fin with I spine and 7-10 rays. Midlateral scales 29-33.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Craterocephalus capreoli

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 0 - 0
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series 29 - 33
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 10 - 13
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes no striking attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 5 - 7
Soft-rays total 6 - 8
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 7 - 10

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     1
Soft-rays   11 - 14
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  before 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 Bailly, Nicolas
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