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Morphology Data of Gnathophis andriashevi
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Karmovskaya, E.S., 1990
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 sub-terminal/inferior
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Fins with light margins; lateral line canal pores 7-15 along its upper margin; eye small, 17.2-19.0 % HL; lateral line system: supraorbital 6, infraorbital 8, postorbital 2, preopercular-mandibular 10, occipital commissure 3 (Ref. 41744).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Gnathophis andriashevi

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 34 - 34
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 139 - 142

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 224 - 224
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes pointed; confluent

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 175 - 175

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   12 - 13
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
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