Morphology Data of Coloconger maculatus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Ho, H.-C., C.-N. Tang and T.-W. Chu, 2021
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 oval
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

This species is distinguished from its congeners by the following characters: rear portion of tail with a large black blotch and a white posterior end; head small, HL 15.7% TL; ST 4, middle two in pair; SO 7, two pores over posterior nostril; IO 12 or 14; POM 14; D 226; A 122; PAV 77 and TV 145; rictus through a vertical of posterior margin of the pupil; snout shorter than eye diameter; PO-DO 69.4% pectoral-fin length. Colouration: body brownish-gray dorsally, light gray ventrally; dorsal fin dark gray (Ref. 124775).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Coloconger maculatus

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales 125 - 125
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 145 - 145

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 226 - 226
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 122 - 122

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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