Morphology Data of Chromis amboinensis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene, 1990
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 short and / or deep
Cross section compressed
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout more or less normal
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales ctenoid scales
Diagnosis

Description: Body greyish brown; pectoral fin axil yellow-orange; dorsal, anal and caudal fins margin dark brown (Ref. 90102). Caudal-fin lobes tips end in two filaments. Juveniles have more blue around the eyes and the margins of the dorsal and anal fins, as well as elongate outermost caudal rays (Ref. 1602). Body depth 1.5-1.7 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Chromis amboinensis

Lateral Lines 1 Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 13 - 14
Pored lateral line scales 13 - 14
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
on upper limb
total 26 - 29
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes no striking attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 12 - 12
Soft-rays total 12 - 13
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; with dorsal and ventral filament

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 2 - 2
Soft-rays total 12 - 13

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   16 - 17
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    thoracic  beneath origin of D1
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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