Morphology Data of Timorichthys angustus
Identification keys
Main Ref. Nielsen, J.G., M. Okamoto and W. Schwarzhans, 2013
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
Cross section compressed
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Diagnosis

This species is distinguished from its congener T. disjunctus, by the following characters: pectoral fin peduncle much longer than its width (vs. equal in length); precaudal vertebrae 22 (vs. 16); total vertebrae 62 (vs. 52); long rakers on first gill arch 14 (vs. 6); horizontal eye diameter 3.1% SL (vs. 1.3% SL); interorbital width 0.8% SL (vs. 3.3% SL); no posterior mandibular pore (vs. present); anterior infraorbital pores 1 (vs. 3); opercular spine not covered by skin (vs. covered by skin); otolith height to thickness 2.5 (vs. 1.8); in alcohol head and body light brown (vs. dark brown) (Ref. 93598).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Timorichthys angustus

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 22 - 22
total 62 - 62

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 80 - 80
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 52 - 52

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   10 - 10
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   1 - 1
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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