Morphology Data of Psednos islandicus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Chernova, N.V. and D.L. Stein, 2002
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
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Coronal pore present. Lower pectoral fin rays longer and thicker than upper lobe rays. Gill rakers unmodified. Coracoid half-moon shaped, helve absent. Mouth short, almost vertical, about 75° to horizontal. Skin pale, head beneath skin unpigmented (Ref. 43481).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Psednos islandicus

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
total 43 - 43

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 37 - 37
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 33 - 33

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   14 - 14
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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