Morphology Data of Eleotris fusca
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Keith, P., E. Vigneux and P. Bosc, 1999
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 elongated
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Diagnosis: (57)59-68 longitudinal line scales; preopercular spine present; (8)9-10 gillrakers on lower part of first branchial arch (Ref. 79840). Dark brown to black in color; horizontal lines on body; young with spotted fins (Ref. 5493).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Eleotris fusca

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 60 - 78
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series 57 - 65
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 8 - 10
on upper limb 2 - 3
total 10 - 13
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 7 - 7
Soft-rays total 7 - 9
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 8 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   17 - 19
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Reyes, Rodolfo B.
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