Morphology Data of Narcine atzi
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. de Carvalho, M.R. and J.E. Randall, 2003
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 other
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales placoid scales
Diagnosis

Dorsal coloration composed of numerous small dark brown spots, equal to or smaller than eye diameter, oval disc and tail regions and within spiracular walls, coupled with faint large blotches, fewer in number, on dorsal disc area; first dorsal fin clearly taller, and with a longer base, than second dorsal fin; preorbital snout length not as great as preoral snout length; upper and lower tooth bands subequal in width and broadly circular in shape (Ref. 49866).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Narcine atzi

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

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
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