Morphology Data of Paraliparis atrolabiatus
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 clearly convex
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth sub-terminal/inferior
Type of scales

Caudal-fin rays 8; 2 pectoral radials; chin pore interspace equals twice their diameter; common skin fold present anteriorly; gill opening short, lower end horizontal with eye centre; pectoral fin 16+2+3, short, only posterior part of upper and lower lobes protruding from skin; notch shallow; anus below first third of postorbital space; HL 19.3% SL; nephrohaemal canal present; body and head light brown, peritoneum black, mouth dark grey, tongue black-dotted (Ref. 42734).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Paraliparis atrolabiatus

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  other (see remarks)
Soft-rays   21 - 21
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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