Morphology Data of Gnathophis asanoi
Identification keys
Main Ref. Karmovskaya, E.S., 2004
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
Diagnosis

Diagnosis: Fins are light; ray bases are dark. Canal of second lateral line pore elevated, while pores above the pectoral fin are not. Vertebrae 139-140; trunk vertebrae 41-42. Lateral line pores to anus 34-35. Supraorbital canal 6; suborbital canal 7; preoperculomandibular canal 10; occipital commissure 3. Swim bladder do not reach the anus. Gastrointestinal tract light (Ref. 54804).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Gnathophis asanoi

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 139 - 140

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 239 - 239
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 159 - 159

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   11 - 11
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Comments & Corrections
Sign our Guest Book
Back to Search
cfm script by eagbayani, 17.10.00, php script by rolavides, 13/03/08 ,  last modified by sortiz, 06.27.17