Morphology Data of Galaxiella munda
Identification keys
Main Ref. Gill, H.S. and F.J. Neira, 1998
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 elongated
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Diagnosis

Adults are brown-grey dorsally and white ventrally with several whitish blotches near the dorsal midline, and a broad brown stripe just below midline from behind eye to caudal-fin base.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Galaxiella munda

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 0 - 0
Pored lateral line scales 0 - 0
Scales in lateral series 0 - 0
Scale rows above lateral line 0 - 0
Scale rows below lateral line 0 - 0
Scales around caudal peduncle 0 - 0
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total 38 - 43

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 6 - 8
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 9 - 12

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   9 - 12
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     0
Soft-rays   5 - 7
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Luna, Susan M.
Modified by Froese, Rainer
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