Morphology Data of Paraliparis edwardsi
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Chernova, N.V., 2004
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
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

This species is characterized by the following: head 22%SL; slanting mouth; simple teeth, small and numerous (> 35 rows); lower lobe of pectoral fin (externally) isolated (not connected to the upper lobe by a fin membrane), upper lobe with 11-13 rays; pectoral fin inferior in position with upper ray at he level of the posterior margin of the slanting mouth; radials 3 (2 + 0 + 1), rounded; dorsal fin origin above the posterior margin of the pectoral fin; brown skin, black peritoneum (Ref. 83988).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Paraliparis edwardsi

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

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

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

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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