Morphology Data of Enneanectes exsul
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Rosenblatt, R.H., E.C. Miller and P.A. Hastings, 2013
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 circular
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

This robust species is distinguished by the following characters: a patch of ctenoid scales on opercle; enlarged scale covering upper 2/3 of pectoral fin axil; first scale above pored lateral line much larger than next scale above it; a row of small spines on nasal bones; second dorsal fin with a dark distal spot (Ref. 93281).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Enneanectes exsul

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series 29 - 30
Scale rows above lateral line 1.5 - 1.5
Scale rows below lateral line 4.5 - 4.5
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 3
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 15 - 15
Soft-rays total 8 - 9
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total 2 - 2
Soft-rays total 15 - 16

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   15 - 15
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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