Morphology Data of Coregonus huntsmani
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Scott, W.B. and E.J. Crossman, 1973
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features none
Body shape lateral elongated
Cross section compressed
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout more or less normal
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales cycloid scales
Diagnosis

Body elongate and tapering, compressed laterally but less so than lake whitefish, greatest body depth at front of dorsal fin. Head relatively short, never observed with nuchal hump; eye small, adipose eyelid distinct; snout length always greater than eye diameter; upper jaw or snout projecting slightly in large males

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Coregonus huntsmani

Lateral Lines 1 Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 91 - 100
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle
Barbels 0
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total 23 - 27
Vertebrae
preanal
total 63 - 64

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes no striking attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 10 - 12
Adipose fin present

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 9 - 12

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   15 - 16
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  behind origin of D1
Spines     0
Soft-rays   11 - 12
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Reyes, Rodolfo B.
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