Morphology Data of Eviota atriventris
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Greenfield, D.W. and T. Suzuki, 2012
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 compressed
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

This species is distinguished from its congeners by the following set of characters: abdomen with black peritoneum, clearly visible externally; dorsal/anal formula 8/7; simple pectoral-fin rays; length of 5th pelvic-fin ray 40% or greater of 4th ray; genital papilla in male not fimbriate; cephalic sensory-pore system pattern group 2 (only IT missing) (Ref. 89418); characterized further by translucent red with pair of bright yellow stripe behind eye, lower stripe reaching midbody and upper nearly to caudal fin base; fins unmarked; longitudinal scale series 23-24; ctenoid scales, absent on head, nape and pectoral fin base; separated pelvic fins, thin membrane joining bases; 3-5 branches on fourth pelvic ray; depth of body 3.6-4.0 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Eviota atriventris

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
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
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 7 - 7
Soft-rays total 8 - 9
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 7 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   13 - 15
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Busson, Frédéric
Modified by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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