Morphology Data of Atrilinea roulei
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Wang, S. (ed.), 1998
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 compressed
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout clearly protrusible
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Body color dull black on back and upper sides of body, silvery white on lower sides and belly; with a markedly black stripe along lateral line. Origins of dorsal and pelvic fins opposite each other and located at the center of body; pectoral and pelvic fins short and small. Head small, pointed and slender; mouth large, corners reaching front edge of eyes and slit slanted (Ref. 45563).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Atrilinea roulei

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 50 - 55
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
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    behind origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino
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