Morphology Data of Aseraggodes winterbottomi
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Allen, G.R. and M.V. Erdmann, 2012
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

Description: Characterized by mottled brown color with widely scattered, large dark brown blotches; dorsal rays branched except first 9-16 rays; all anal rays branched; caudal rays 18; pectoral fins absent; lateral line of eyed side unbranched with 69-72 scales, including 6-7 anterior to upper end of gill opening; absence of caudal peduncle; ctenoid scales; tubular anterior nostril reaching or extending to beyond anterior edge of eye when laid back; fully scaled ocular side of snout, obscured upper lip; pelvic fins reaching base of third anal ray, longest ray 11.1-11.4 % SL; depth of body 2.4-2.6 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Aseraggodes winterbottomi

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 35 - 35

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 67 - 71
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 49 - 51

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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