Morphology Data of Aseraggodes holcomi
Identification keys
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 2002
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 short and / or deep
Cross section oval
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth sub-terminal/inferior
Type of scales ctenoid scales

Ocular side without large, prominent dark blotches. Pectoral fins absent. Caudal peduncle present; branched fin rays 14. Dorsal- and anal-fin rays with a thin, membranous ridge on some rays, not extending more than halfway to ray tip. Head length 4.2-4.6 in SL; body thickness 2.5-3 in HL (Ref. 48239).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Aseraggodes holcomi

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 76 - 80
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 29 - 33
Scale rows below lateral line 28 - 33
Scales around caudal peduncle
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total 0 - 0
total 35 - 36


Dorsal fin(s)

Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Spines total
Soft-rays total 68 - 75
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 47 - 50

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  absent
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Froese, Rainer
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