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vo·mer·ine

(vō'mĕr-ēn),
Relating to the vomer.
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vo·mer·ine

(vō'mĕr-ēn')
Relating to the vomer.
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We noticed that cannibalistic morph individuals in lakes with high minnow abundances (Lake 21 and Lake 140) had smaller vomerine teeth than similar morphs in the other two lakes (Ashley Lake and CLSA Wetland P6).
laticlavia is distinguished from other members of the Ayamaru complex, and all other Melanotaenia examined to date, in having two separate patches of vomerine teeth (Fig.
In the two males, teeth on the rostromedial vomerine tooth ridges appeared more hypertrophied than either teeth on the caudolateral vomerine ridges or on the maxillary, premaxillary, and dentary bones [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3A, B OMITTED].
Two criteria had to be met for a larva to be designated a cannibal: (1) the larva had to express the wide head and enlarged vomerine teeth characteristic of this phenotype (Collins et al.
misoolensis, par une combinaison de caracteristiques com-prenant un patron de coloration particulier avec dorsale, anale et pelviennes jaunes, 18-19 branchiospines en moyenne sur le premier arc branchial, 11-16 ecailles sur les joues, 12-13 ecailles circumpedonculaires, la premiere dor-sale situde bien apres la naissance de ranale, la presence de dents vomerines aussi bien que palatines--une anale claire-ment arrondie avec des rayons relativement allonges sur la moitie anterieure et un corps plutot 61ance pour les deux sexes (la plus grande hauteur habituellement moms de 35% de la LS).
Diagnosis: A species of melanotaeniid distinguished by the following combination of characters: dorsal rays IV to VI-I,13 or 14 (usually V-I,13); anal rays 1,23-28 (most frequently 24); pectoral rays 13 to 15 (usually 14); lateral scales 34-36 (usually 35), predorsal scales 17-18; cheek scales 14-18 ([[bar].x] = 15.6); circumpeduncular scales 15-16; total gill rakers on first arch 18-20 (usually 18-19); vomerine teeth absent or present as inconspicuous rudimentary patch; head length 3.6-4.0 18 ([[bar].x] = 3.8) in SL; depth of caudal peduncle 2.3-2.8 OE = 2.5) in HL; maximum body depth of male (80.1 mm SL) 42.3 % SL; colour in life of adult male generally bright red with bluish head, mainly dark brown to blackish dorsal, anal, and pelvic fins, and pinkish orange caudal fin.
Diagnosis: A species of Chilathernia distinguished by the following combination of characters: dorsal rays V or VI-I,10 to 13 (usually 10 to 12); anal rays I,19-24 (usually I,20 or 21); pectoral rays 12 to 15 (usually 13 or 14); lateral scales 38-41 (usually 39-40), predorsal scales 19 to 21; total gill rakers on first arch 14 to 16; vomerine and palatine teeth absent; colour when freshly collected generally pale grey on upper back grading to white over most of body; diffuse greyish stripe on each scale row of back; fins generally reddish, except pectorals semi-translucent whitish.
helenensis, versus the crest located distinctly behind the orbit in the species of Pseudanthias; and the vomerine tooth patch diamond-shaped, with the rear edge convex posteriorly in A.
12); teeth in both jaws arranged in multiple rows, teeth in inner and outer rows typically enlarged, evenly spaced, and more caninoid; teeth in midde rows smaller and more irregularly spaced; vomerine teeth absent; mouth large, 12-17% SL and inclined vertically; eye large, diameter 7.5-11% SL; gill opening extending entire length of pectoral fin base; gill rakers on lower arm of first arch elongate, rakers on upper arm short, stubby and poorly ossified; urogenital papilla thin and conical in males, thick and bulbous in females; cephalic lateralis canal and pore system on head well-developed (Fig.