Morphology Data of Paraliparis ruficometes
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Murasaki, K., M. Takami and A. Fukui, 2018
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 compressed
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

This species is distinguished from its congeners by the following set of characters: total vertebrae 61-64; dorsal-fin rays 53-59; anal-fin rays 48-52; pectoral-fin rays 20-25, lower part of each ray completely free; principal caudal-fin rays 6, dorsalmost elongate, about 2 or 3 times length of other rays; both jaws with simple teeth; gill slit 5.9-10.0% SL, extending in front of 9th-13th pectoral-fin ray base; pectoral proximal radials 4 (all unnotched); when alive, colour of body and fins orange red; mouth, gill cavity, eye, peritoneum and stomach black; pyloric caeca yellowish-white (Ref. 120240).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Paraliparis ruficometes

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 61 - 64

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 53 - 59
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 48 - 52

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   20 - 25
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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