Morphology Data of Semiplotus manipurensis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Vishwanath, W. and L. Kosygin, 2000
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
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Broad body (width 17.3-22.1% SL); last dorsal spine not serrated; dorsal and pelvic fin rays branched; 12-13 predorsal scales; dorsal fin base length 34.0-39.7% SL; 7 scale rows between dorsal fin origin and lateral line; many horny tubercles scattered on each side of snout tip, extending posteriorly to region below anterior margin of orbit (Ref. 42977).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Semiplotus manipurensis

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 32 - 36
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 36 - 36

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 4 - 4
Soft-rays total 20 - 23
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 2 - 3
Soft-rays total 7 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   15 - 16
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  beneath origin of D1
Spines     1
Soft-rays   9 - 9
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
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