Morphology Data of Sorsogona prionota
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Knapp, L.W., 1986
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

Brownish in color, with 4-5 bands crossing back; spiny dorsal dusky brown, other fins dark spotted; under opercle flap dark purple with light lines (Ref. 4315).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Sorsogona prionota

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 50 - 54
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 7 - 10
on upper limb 2 - 4
total 9 - 14
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 9 - 9
Soft-rays total 12 - 12
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 12 - 13

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   19 - 22
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Casal, Christine Marie V.
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