Morphology Data of Notoraja longiventralis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Séret, B. and P.R. Last, 2012
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 other (see remarks)
Cross section flattened
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales placoid scales
Diagnosis

This species (probably of medium size) is distinguished by the following set of characters: presence of a single rudimentary preorbital thorn; velvety dorsal and ventral surfaces of disc which are covered with fine denticles; long and slender tail is velvety and without enlarged thorns; lateral tail folds are not expanded distally, always narrower than tail width; nasal lobes not greatly expanded, width of nasal curtain 7.6-8.0% TL; relatively broad mouth, its width more than 66% of maximum width of nasal curtain; anterior pelvic-fin lobe is longer than posterior lobe; dorsal and ventral surfaces are dark, almost uniformly purplish grey; faint whitish spots over pores along the anterior margins of disc; total pectoral-fin radials 64-65, monospondylous centra 26-27, total diplospondylous centra 109-118, total number of centra 135-145 (Ref. 91035).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Notoraja longiventralis

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
total

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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