meristic


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meristic

[mə′ris·tik]
(biology)
Pertaining to a change in number or in geometric relation of parts of an organism.
(zoology)
Of, pertaining to, or divided into segments.
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The morphometric and meristic analysis were fully congruent and confirm the occurrence of two potential differentiated groups.
Characterization of morphological and meristic traits and their variations between two different populations (wild and cultured) of Cichlasoma festae, a species native to tropical Ecuadorian rivers.
Fagbuaro O (2015) Morphometric characteristics and meristic traits of Tilapia zilli from three major dams of South Western states, Nigeria.
Meristic characteristics were as follows: D II 9, A III 11, P I 17, V II 8; scales in lateral line 46, above 7 and below 4.
Aspects of scutellation character states and statistically analyzed meristic characters were compared using 27 of 29 specimens of A.
Description: Morphometric and meristic data are presented in Table I.
Meristic and pigmentation characters can be used to distinguish between the species, with C.
For meristic characterization, we quantified, whenever possible, the number of pre- and post-anal myomeres, and the number of rays in the pectoral (P), pelvic (V), dorsal (D) and anal (A) fins.
Fish were collected and placed in a live well for processing on shore where we collected morphometric and meristic measurements, including condition factor, lateral line scale counts, and presence or absence of anterior barbels.