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Morphology Data of Engyprosopon praeteritus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Amaoka, K. and P.R. Last, 2014
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
Cross section flattened
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: interorbital space narrowly concave; no obvious sexual dimorphism; snout distinct; tip of palatine bone protruding into mouth; non-serrate gill rakers on upper limb 3-6; caudal fin with a pair of small, black submarginal blotches; the dorsal and anal fins each with series of black spots (Ref. 126082).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Engyprosopon praeteritus

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 44 - 48
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 8 - 10
on upper limb 3 - 6
total
Vertebrae
preanal 10 - 10
total 36 - 37

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 80 - 91
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 63 - 73

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
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