Morphology Data of Pempheris analis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Mooi, R.D., 2000
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 short and / or deep
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales ctenoid scales
Diagnosis

This species is distinguished by the following set of characters: all scales strongly ctenoid (rarely 4 or fewer predorsal scales cycloid); no axillary scale; 63-77 lateral-line scales, usually 65 or more; 22-27 scales below lateral line; 30-38 anal-fin rays; ratio of preanal length to anal-fin base length 1.04-1.27; ratio of pelvic-fin origin to anal-fin origin to anal fin base length 0.28-0.44; anterior light organ associated with pyloric caeca absent (Ref. 88976).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Pempheris analis

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 63 - 77
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 10 - 13
Scale rows below lateral line 22 - 27
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 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 6 - 6
Soft-rays total 9 - 12
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 30 - 38

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   16 - 18
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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