Morphology Data of Scopelarchoides danae
Identification keys
Main Ref. Johnson, R.K., 1986
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

Dark stripe just below lateral line and extends to lower caudal lobe (Ref. 6601). Pigments lacking on pectoral and pelvic fins; gill filaments not extending to edge of gill covers (Ref. 13608).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Scopelarchoides danae

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 50 - 52
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

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 6 - 9
Adipose fin present

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 24 - 27

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   20 - 22
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     0
Soft-rays   9 - 9
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Garilao, Cristina V.
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