Morphology Data of Tripterophycis svetovidovi
Identification keys
Main Ref. Paulin, C.D. and C.D. Roberts, 1997
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors

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

Head and body pale tan with darker brown on snout and orbit, abdomen bluish with silvery sheen, fins dark blue-brown to black.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Tripterophycis svetovidovi

Lateral Lines 1 Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 217 - 225
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 14 - 15
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb 11 - 12
on upper limb 3 - 3
total 14 - 15
total 69 - 71


Dorsal fin(s)

Fins number 3
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 54 - 63
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 103 - 105

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   21 - 23
Pelvics Attributes  reduced to filaments
Position    thoracic  before origin of D1
Spines     0
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Mohamed, Ali Daud
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