Morphology Data of Cocotropus altipinnis
Identification keys
Main Ref. Poss, S.G., 1999
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

Upper jaw relatively short, 10-11% SL; a stubby fleshy cirrus near distal end of maxilla (Ref. 39602).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Cocotropus altipinnis

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 10 - 10
on upper limb 0 - 0
total 10 - 10
Vertebrae
preanal
total 28 - 28

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 13 - 13
Soft-rays total 10 - 10
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 8 - 9

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   13 - 13
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Garilao, Cristina V.
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