Morphology Data of Paraliparis anthracinus
Identification keys
Main Ref. Stein, D.L., N.V. Chernova and A.P. Andriashev, 2001
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features none
Body shape lateral elongated
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth sub-terminal/inferior
Type of scales

Caudal-fin rays 8; 4 rounded pectoral radials; snout short, 27.8% HL; mouth horizontal, subterminal, lower jaw included; subrostral fold absent; teeth simple, small; chin pores with common skin fold anteriorly, situated in a small depression undefined posteriorly; ventral end of gill opening reaching in front of 2nd pectoral rays, dorsal pectoral ray level with eye centre; distance from chin to anus long, 15% SL; anus below second third of postorbital space; preanal distance large, 38%; body black, peritoneum black (Ref. 42734).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Paraliparis anthracinus

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
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total 68 - 68


Dorsal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 60 - 60
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 55 - 55

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Soft-rays   22 - 22
Pelvics Attributes  suppressed/absent
Position    absent
Spines     0
Soft-rays   0 - 0
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
Modified by Torres, Armi G.
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