Morphology Data of Canthigaster supramacula
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Moura, R.L. and R.M.C. Castro, 2002
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features
Body shape lateral short and / or deep
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Presence of a conspicuous dark spot resembling an ocellus on the dorsal portion of the trunk anteroventral to origin of dorsal fin, the dorsal portion of this spot extending to the dorsal fin origin. Lacks conspicuous dark stripes along the sides of the body, bearing only two to four irregular lines that extend from the caudal peduncle to about a vertical through the dorsal fin base (Ref. 43205).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Canthigaster supramacula

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 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 10 - 10
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 9 - 9

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   16 - 16
Pelvics Attributes  suppressed/absent
Position    
Spines     0
Soft-rays   0 - 0
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Froese, Rainer
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