Morphology Data of Uropterygius concolor
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Castle, P.H.J. and J.E. McCosker, 1986
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
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Drab brown in color, tip of tail yellow (Ref. 3257). Median fins restricted to the end of the tail (Ref. 3257).

Description: Characterized by body depth at gill opening 15-20 in TL; anus anterior to middle of body; preanal length 2.3-2.4 in TL; one prominent lateral-line pore on head above level of gill opening; jaws with two rows of teeth; small teeth in outer series, close-set, slanting backwards; well-spaced, long, slender teeth of inner-series, depressible canines; lower jaw teeth extending only about two-thirds length of jaw; intermaxillary with two very long depressible canines (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Uropterygius concolor

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales 1
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 119 - 123

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

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

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
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 Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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