Morphology Data of Luciosoma setigerum
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Rainboth, W.J., 1996
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
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Spots on lateral line scales; black submarginal stripe on each caudal-fin lobe (Ref. 12693). Well-developed barbels; no tubercles on snout tip; anterior pelvic ray with long filament; longitudinal row of roundish spots (often fused into a stripe), continuing as stripe on caudal peduncle and upper caudal lobe; middle caudal rays colorless (Ref. 43281).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Luciosoma setigerum

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 41 - 42
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 12 - 12
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total
Soft-rays total 9 - 9
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 8 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  before origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
Modified by Froese, Rainer
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