Morphology Data of Carangoides gymnostethus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features none
Body shape lateral fusiform / normal
Cross section compressed
Dorsal head profile clearly convex
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout more or less normal
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Description: Olive green dorsally, shading to silvery white on sides with few brown or golden spots sometimes present midlaterally. Body ovate and compressed, becoming more elongate with growth. Head and nape profile gently convex, becoming less steep with age. Breast scaleless ventrally to behind origin of pelvic fins. LL scutes small 20-31. Both jaws with bands of villiform teeth, widest anteriorly. (Ref. 90102)

Ease of Identification likely to be confused with closely related species.

Meristic characteristics of Carangoides gymnostethus

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 14 - 25
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle
Barbels 0
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb 19 - 22
on upper limb 7 - 9
total 27 - 31
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes no striking attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 9 - 9
Soft-rays total 28 - 32
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 2
Spines total 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 25 - 26

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Reyes, Rodolfo B.
Modified by Olisa, Kristine Elaine Paz
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