Morphology Data of Coelorinchus denticulatus
Identification keys
Main Ref. Iwamoto, T., 1986
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 elongated
Cross section oval
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout more or less normal
Position of mouth sub-terminal/inferior
Diagnosis

Light organ a dark streak extending forward from anus to chest, streak broadened at either end but anterior fossa not broadly naked. Spinules on scales slender, conical, recurved, in irregular subparallel rows to somewhat quincunx pattern. Color is light brownish to gray-brown; with faint diagonal bands in some individuals. First dorsal fin with a dark band across the middle; the pelvic fins black-tipped, its base blackish.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Coelorinchus denticulatus

Lateral Lines 1 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 0
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb 6 - 8
on upper limb 1 - 2
total 8 - 9
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes extending over most of the back length
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 2 - 2
Soft-rays total 108 - 109
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 100

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   15 - 16
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    jugular  before origin of D1
Spines     0
Soft-rays   7 - 7
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Reyes, Rodolfo B.
Modified by Garilao, Cristina V.
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