Morphology Data of Silurichthys marmoratus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Ng, H.H. and P.K.L. Ng, 1998
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

Mature males with bifurcated serrae on the pectoral spine; zero or one gill raker on first branchial arch; and depth of caudal peduncle 6.3-9.5% SL.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Silurichthys marmoratus

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 0 - 1
Vertebrae
preanal
total 48 - 52

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total
Soft-rays total 4 - 4
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 44 - 55

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     1
Soft-rays   8 - 10
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   6 - 7
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
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