Morphology Data of Paraliparis hureaui
Identification keys
Main Ref. Matallanas, J., 1999
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors

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 terminal
Type of scales

Gill slit (one-third of HL) extends ventrally in front of nine pectoral rays; pectoral fin very deeply notched, with two rudimentary rays; basal cartilaginous lamina with 4 radials, rounded R1 and R2 and horseshoe-shaped R3 and R4, and with two interradial foramina; hypural plate with a suture between the upper and lower hypurals (Ref. 36325).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Paraliparis hureaui

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 10 - 10


Dorsal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total
Soft-rays total 53 - 53
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 46 - 46

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Soft-rays   25 - 25
Pelvics Attributes  suppressed/absent
Position    absent
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
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