Morphology Data of Neolissochilus subterraneus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Vidthayanon, C. and M. Kottelat, 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 fusiform / normal
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Eye reduced; scales on lateral line 26-29 + 1-2; back humped behind nape; ventral profile almost as arched as dorsal profile; head conical; mouth almost terminal; and color pale grey in juveniles, pinkish with yellow hue in adults (Ref. 51711).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Neolissochilus subterraneus

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 26 - 29
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line 3 - 3
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 no striking attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 12 - 13
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 8 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   15 - 16
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 Torres, Armi G.
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