Morphology Data of Paraliparis avellaneus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
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
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features
Body shape lateral elongated
Cross section
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Caudal-fin rays 8; pectoral girdle with 3 round radials; head and body low, mouth oblique; teeth tiny; chin pores interspaced by their diameter, not in a pit; gill opening short, lower end slightly below level of eye; pectoral fin deeply notched, upper pectoral lobe short, about 60% HL, rudimentary rays absent; color nut brown; skin thin; peritoneum, black (Ref. 42734).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Paraliparis avellaneus

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 65 - 65

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 58 - 58
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 54 - 54

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  other (see remarks)
Spines     
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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