Morphology Data of Photopectoralis bindus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. K├╝hlmorgen-Hille, G., 1974
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 compressed
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout clearly protrusible
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales cycloid scales
Diagnosis

Description: Body silvery, dorsal with vermiculations short and dark; snout with a dark band; dorsal and anal fins with orange tips; dorsal fin spinous portion with thick orange margin from 2nd to 6th spines. Head naked, with nuchal spine; mouth protrusible pointing forward to slightly downward. Body deep and compressed strongly, depth max 1.8-1.9 in SL; breast with small scales. (Ref. 2108, 90102)

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Photopectoralis bindus

Lateral Lines 1 Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales 45 - 49
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle
Barbels 0
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total 19 - 23
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes extending over most of the back length
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 8 - 8
Soft-rays total 16 - 17
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 14 - 14

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   18 - 19
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    thoracic  before origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Olisa, Kristine Elaine Paz
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