Morphology Data of Paraliparis brunneus
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 none
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 sub-terminal/inferior
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Anterior dorsal rays shortened; caudal-fin rays 8; pectoral girdle with 4 radials, 2 with rudimentary notches; teeth small; chin pores one pore diameter apart, not in a pit but with anterior skin fold; gill opening ventral end slightly below level of lower margin of eye; pectoral without rudimentary rays; HL 19.9% SL, preanal 35% SL; body dark, peritoneum black, mouth black, tongue densely black-dotted (Ref. 42734).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Paraliparis brunneus

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 53 - 53

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  other (see remarks)
Spines     
Soft-rays   23 - 23
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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