Morphology data of Lucernaria walteri
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 goblet-shaped up to 6 cm wide, somewhat higher than wide; peduncle as long or somewhat longer than height of calyx; perradial notches between arms twice or three times as wide and deep as the interradial; each arm with a ball-like cluster of 700 to 850 short tentacles; gonads lancet-shaped, extending to ends of arms.
Ease of Identification likely to be confused with closely related species.

Meristic characteristics of Lucernaria walteri

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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