Morphology Data of Chiloconger dentatus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Grove, J.S. and R.J. Lavenberg, 1997
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features none
Body shape lateral eel-like
Cross section oval
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales scales embedded or partly/completely absent
Diagnosis

Moderately elongate, small species with short, bluntly-rounded snout and a dark margin on the dorsal fin anteriorly. Preanal lateral line pores 19-27, predorsal length 20-26% TL (Ref. 50529). Caudal fin broadly rounded (Ref. 50529).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Chiloconger dentatus

Lateral Lines 1 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 0 - 0
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal 42 - 44
total 118 - 122

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes other (see remark); confluent

Anal fin(s)

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

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   16 - 18
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     0
Soft-rays   0 - 0
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Luna, Susan M.
Modified by Froese, Rainer
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