Morphology Data of Neosilurus equinus
Identification keys
Main Ref. Allen, G.R., 1991
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
Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Neosilurus equinus

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 20 - 25
on upper limb 7 - 9
total 27 - 34
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 6 - 7
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 75 - 93

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     1
Soft-rays   13 - 16
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   13 - 16
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
Modified by Froese, Rainer
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