Morphology Data of Cirrhilabrus katoi
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Senou, H. and T. Hirata, 2000
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors always different colors between mature adults
Remarks Pelvic fins and anal fin of male very large; dorsal fin in males with two distinct black marks, females lacking posterior black mark (Ref. 36346).

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features
Body shape lateral fusiform / normal
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 cycloid scales
Diagnosis

Median predorsal scales 4-5; horizontal scale rows on cheek below eye 2; body depth 3.3-3.5 in SL; head length 2.5-2.9 in SL; snout length 3.1-3.7 in head; Head and body scarlet above level of lower margin of eye; lower part of body orange-yellow with five broken rose-pink lines; head with several, longitudinal, irregular rose pink lines or rows of spots (Ref. 36346).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Cirrhilabrus katoi

Lateral Lines 1 Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales 23 - 26
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 2 - 2
Scale rows below lateral line 7 - 7
Scales around caudal peduncle 16 - 16
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total 14 - 16
Vertebrae
preanal
total 25 - 25

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 11 - 11
Soft-rays total 9 - 9
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 9 - 9

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   15 - 15
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    thoracic  behind origin of D1
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Boden, Gert
Modified by Reyes, Rodolfo B.
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