Morphology Data of Salvelinus salvelinoinsularis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Kottelat, M. and J. Freyhof, 2007
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
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Differs from the sympatric, non-anadromous Salvelinus salvelinus population by having the following unique characters: maximum size 17 cm SL; spawns for the first time at 11.0 cm SL (vs. 28 cm SL); and mature individuals with belly drab bronze greyish (vs. bright yellow to carmine). Can be further diagnosed by having 30-42 pyloric caeca (vs. 39-52); 22-26 gill rakers (vs. 24-27);and mature individuals often with parr marks (vs. absence) (Ref. 59043).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Salvelinus salvelinoinsularis

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 22 - 26
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total
Adipose fin present

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    abdominal  behind origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
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