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Morphology Data of Glossanodon mildredae
Identification keys
Main Ref. Cohen, D.M. and S.P. Atsaides, 1969
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors

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

Vent immediately anterior to the anal fin base rather than far forward; dentary teeth along more than half the distance from the symphysis to the angle of the gape; 5 branchiostegal rays; dusky blotches mainly above the midline of the body (Ref. 40914).

Ease of Identification likely to be confused with closely related species.

Meristic characteristics of Glossanodon mildredae

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 55
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb 23 - 23
on upper limb
total 49 - 51


Dorsal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 13 - 13
Adipose fin present

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 13 - 13

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   23 - 23
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  behind origin of D1
Spines     0
Soft-rays   12 - 13
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
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