Morphology Data of Yasuhikotakia caudipunctata
Identification keys
Main Ref. Taki, Y. and A. Doi, 1995
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs no special organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

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

Eight branched dorsal rays; a large blackish blotch on the caudal peduncle; one or two small, vertically elongated bars on the dorsal half of the body behind the dorsal-fin base; numerous small blackish dots on the caudal fin (Ref. 27732).

Ease of Identification easy to distinguish from other species.

Meristic characteristics of Yasuhikotakia caudipunctata

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 32 - 33

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 12 - 12
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 7 - 10

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   12 - 15
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  behind origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   8 - 9
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B.
Modified by Froese, Rainer
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