Morphology Data of Stephanolepis setifer
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Smith, C.L., 1997
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 short and / or deep
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Profile from snout to origin of first dorsal spine nearly straight (Ref. 26938). No enlarged spines on caudal peduncle, but males with an elongate patch of bristle-like spinules (Ref. 13442).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Stephanolepis setifer

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 22 - 31
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes other
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 2 - 2
Soft-rays total 27 - 29
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 27 - 29

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   11 - 13
Pelvics Attributes  suppressed/absent
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino
Modified by Froese, Rainer
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