Morphology Data of Hyporhamphus sajori
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Collette, B.B. and J. Su, 1986
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

Anterior branch of its preorbital canal curved forward at an angle of about 90°. Predorsal scales 66-81; vertebrae 59-63; pectoral fin rays 12-14, usually 13. Lower jaw shorter than head length.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Hyporhamphus sajori

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 21 - 26
on upper limb 7 - 11
total 30 - 37
Vertebrae
preanal 40 - 44
total 59 - 63

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 14 - 18
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 15 - 18

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     0
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B.
Modified by Froese, Rainer
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