Morphology Data of Bythaelurus naylori
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Ebert, D.A. and P.J. Clerkin, 2015
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 elongated
Cross section angular
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales placoid scales
Diagnosis

This moderately-sized species is distinguished by the following set of characters: short snout

and bluntly rounded; preoral length 4.2-5.5% TL; oral cavity without papillae on the roof of the mouth and tongue; anal-fin base length is equal to or less than 1.5 times second dorsal-fin base length; upper caudal-fin margin with distinct enlarged dermal denticles; body colouration uniformly plain medium to dark brown, with light fin edges and a distinct dark dusky-colored snout (Ref. 102637)..

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Bythaelurus naylori

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 67 - 78
total 114 - 128

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

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

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

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
Modified by Bailly, Nicolas
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