Morphology Data of Paraliparis macropterus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Stein, D.L., 2012
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

V 66–67 (9–10+56–57), P 14–15 (10+1–2+3), notch rays rudimentary; gill opening long, 71–74% HL, extending over all or almost all rays, to base of lower pectoral-fin lobe; UPL 34–36% SL, extending to 14th or 15th anal-fin ray; LPL 23–28% SL, extending posteriorly to at least second or third anal-fin ray; pectoral radials 4. HL 18–25% SL. A distinct notch present at symphysis of premaxillae, matching a protrusion at symphysis of lower jaw (Ref. 90026).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Paraliparis macropterus

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 Busson, Frédéric
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