Morphology Data of Jenynsia unitaenia
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Ghedotti, M.J. and S.H. Weitzman, 1995
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 fusiform / normal
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

With a single midlateral stripe without associated dorsolateral or ventrolateral stripes or blotches; greater than 13 relatively long and slender gill rakers on ventral limb of first gill arch; and a slightly subterminal mouth.

Ease of Identification easy to distinguish from other species.

Meristic characteristics of Jenynsia unitaenia

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 10 - 12
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 9 - 10

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   16 - 19
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   6 - 6
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Casal, Christine Marie V.
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