Morphology Data of Aseraggodes steinitzi
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Randall, J.E. and O. Gon, 2006
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

Diagnosis: Dorsal rays 58-62; anal rays 39-41; dorsal, anal, and pelvic rays are unbranched; caudal rays 14-16, the rays branched except two on each side; lateral-line scales to above upper end of gill opening 51-64 (an additional count or 8 or 9 might be expected to continue onto head); scales with 10-15 cteni; body depth 2.4-2.45 in SL; head length (HL) 3.6-4.14 in SL; snout length 2.3-2.85 in HL; eye diameter 6.65-8.35 in HL; interorbital space narrow, the width 16-33 in HL; tubular anterior nostril long; caudal peduncle long, about 3.5 in HL; caudal peduncle depth about 1.7 in HL; longest dorsal ray about 1.2 in HL; caudal fin long, about 3.2 in SL; light brown with irregularly arranged brown blotches (Ref. 57561).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Aseraggodes steinitzi

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 58 - 62
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 39 - 41

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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