Morphology data of Haliclystus salpinx
Identification keys
Main Ref. Kramp, P.L., 1961
Appearance refers to

Sex attributes

specialized organs
different appearance
different colors
remarks

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
Diagnosis Calyx pyramidal, octangular, much broader than high, up to 3 cm wide; peduncle considerably longer than height of calyx; notches between arms of equal width; 60 to 70 tentacles on each arm; marginal anchors very large, obliquely trumpet-shaped, each with a rudimentary tentacle; gonads projecting about half-way into the arms, with follicles in 4 radiating rows.
Ease of Identification likely to be confused with closely related species.

Meristic characteristics of Haliclystus salpinx

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
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. cnidaria)
Entered by Dar, Christine
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