Morphology Data of Henochilus wheatlandii
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Vieira, F., C.B.M. Alves and G.B. Santos, 2000
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features none
Body shape lateral fusiform / normal
Cross section compressed
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout more or less normal
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Upper lip absent.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Henochilus wheatlandii

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales 46 - 46
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 8 - 8
Scale rows below lateral line 4 - 4
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 11 - 11
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 25 - 26

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   14 - 14
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  before origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   8 - 8
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
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