Morphology Data of Scylliogaleus quecketti
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Bass, A.J., P.C. Heemstra and L.J.V. Compagno, 1986
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 placoid scales
Diagnosis

A blunt-nosed houndshark with large, fused nasal flaps, and small, blunt, pebble-like teeth; 2nd dorsal fin as large as 1st (Ref. 5578). Grey above, cream below; newborn with white rear edges on dorsal, anal and caudal fins (Ref. 5578).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Scylliogaleus quecketti

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   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 0 - 0
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes other (see remark)

Anal fin(s)

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

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   0 - 0
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    abdominal  behind origin of D1
Spines     0
Soft-rays   0 - 0
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Bailly, Nicolas
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