Morphology data of Lucernaria haeckeli
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, oval, goblet-shaped, widest near middle, 2.7 cm wide and 60 to 65 cm high, peduncle conical, wide, hardly one-third as long as calyx; perradial notches between arms only a little wider than the interradial; arms, short, each with 80 to 90 tentacles; gonads very wide, overlapping, extending not quite to base of arms.
Ease of Identification likely to be confused with closely related species.

Meristic characteristics of Lucernaria haeckeli

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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