Morphology Data of Careproctus macrophthalmus
Identification keys
Main Ref. Chernova, N.V., 2005
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
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Diagnosis

Diagnosis: Long-finned, slit-eyed careproct with slanted mouth and silvery belly and peritoneum; body low, cylindrical, its greatest body depth 93% head length (HL); head wide and flattened, its width almost equal to greatest depth; upper ray of pectoral found at the level of lower edge of eye, base of lower ray at the vertical of anterior third of eye; eye large (27% HL); teeth similar in size; gill slit against eye 0.9 of its diameter; disc, 24% HL (Ref. 41470).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Careproctus macrophthalmus

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 59 - 62

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 53 - 56
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 48 - 51

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   30 - 32
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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