Morphology Data of Saccopharynx berteli
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Tighe, K.A. and J.G. Nielsen, 2000
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features striking shape of body
Body shape lateral eel-like
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Saccopharynx berteli differs from all other species by the anterior position of the origin of the dorsal and anal fins (predorsal length 9.3 % and preanal length 11.5 % of TL); origin of "white lines" closer to snout than to pectoral fins; caudal organ slender and simple; nine body filaments longer than 1.5 mm and no isolated spots of photogenic tissue in front of caudal region; dorsal fin rays 235+; anal fin rays 257+ (Ref. 36344).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Saccopharynx berteli

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 no striking attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes other (see remark)

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   35 - 37
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Boden, Gert
Modified by Froese, Rainer
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