Morphology Data of Bathycongrus trimaculatus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Karmovskaya, E.S. and D.G. Smith, 2008
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 eel-like
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Distinguished by the following characters: tail slender and flexible; snout projecting beyond lower jaw, tip fleshy, extending beyond intermaxillary teeth; flange on upper lip rudimentary or absent; adnasal pore absent, some head pores enlarged; teeth moderate to slightly enlarged, intermaxillary patch exposed when mouth closed, vomerine teeth in a short rounded patch; preorbital bone with three ventral projections; stomach and intestine black (Ref. 79665).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Bathycongrus trimaculatus

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 28 - 30
total 117 - 119

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 203 - 221
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 164 - 177

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   11 - 13
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Busson, Frédéric
Modified by Busson, Frédéric
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