Morphology Data of Psednos chathami
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 compressed
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

This species is distinguished by the following characters: dorsal fin rays 52-53, anal fin rays 45-46, pectoral fin rays 16-17, eye 26%, preA 157%, snout 17%, upper jaw ~50% HL; occipital hump prominent; teeth slender canines, premaxillary symphyseal gap very narrow, no mandibular symphyseal gap; opercle curved, posterior part almost horizontal; distance from mandible to end of body cavity 36% SL, 154% HL; coronal pore probably absent (Ref. 92437).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Psednos chathami

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 59 - 59

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 52 - 53
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 45 - 46

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   16 - 17
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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