Auxiliary scales


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(Mus.) the scales of relative or attendant keys. See under Attendant, a.

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Lateral line scales 38-43; scale rows between 5th dorsal fin spine and lateral line 2 or 3; circumpeduncular scales 22-26; no auxiliary scales on head or body.
Lateral line scales 48-52; scale rows between 5th dorsal fin spine and lateral line 2 or 3; circum-peduncular scales 25-27; few auxiliary scales on head; soft dorsal and anal fins scaly at base and along proximal part of inter-radial membranes; caudal fin scaly halfway to distal margin; pectoral fins scaly over proximal half of fin; pelvic fins with scales in rows on ventral side.
Lateral line scales 47-50; scale rows between 5th dorsal fin spine and lateral line 3 or 4; circumpeduncular scales 25-27, numerous smaller auxiliary scales present.
Lateral line scales 39-43; scale rows from 5th dorsal fin spine to lateral line 2 1/2-3 1/2; circumpeduncular scales 22-26; no auxiliary scales on head or body.
Lateral line scales 42-47; scale rows from 5rd dorsal fin spine to lateral line 5-7; head with some auxiliary scales.
Lateral line scales 53-58; scale rows from 5th dorsal fin spine to lateral line 4 or 5; circumpeduncular scales 29-33; no auxiliary scales on body; head scaly except for mandibles, throat, branchiostegal rays and membranes, and sides of snout from front edge of eye to mid upper lip; pectoral fins scaly on basal third or more; pelvic fins with small scales on basal rays.
Lateral line scales 38-43; scale rows from 5th dorsal fin spine to lateral line 21/2; circumpeduncular scales 22-28; head scaly except for area around nostrils, branchiostegal rays and membranes and gular area of lower jaw; no auxiliary scales present.
Lateral line scales 47-50; scale rows from 5th dorsal fin spine to lateral line 4; circumpeduncular scales 28-29; auxiliary scales on head, none on body; pointed projection of small scales basally on soft portion of dorsal and anal fins; small scales on caudal fin nearly to posterior margin; pelvic fin rays scaly medially to about 3/4 distance to posterior margin.
Lateral line scales 44-49; scale rows from 5th dorsal fin spine to lateral line 2 or 3; circumpeduncular scales 24-27; head completely scaly except for tip of snout; proximal third of median fins scaly; no auxiliary scales.
Lateral line scales 37-42; scales from 5th dorsal fin spine to lateral line 2 or 3; circumpeduncular scales 22-24; lower jaw scaly, with distinct pores; no auxiliary scales.
Scales of body more or less arranged in regular transverse rows and coarsely ctenoid (up to 25 ctenii on exposed posterior margins); auxiliary scales mainly confined to lateral line and anteriormost portion of body; head fully scaled except anterior edges of lips; dorsal and anal fins scaled nearly to margins except anteriorly in spinous portion where fin membranes are deeply incised; caudal fin scaled nearly to posterior margin; pectoral and pelvic fins densely scaled at base, with tiny scales extending on surface of rays (but not on membranes) nearly to posterior margin.
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