Morphology Data of Stiphodon weberi
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Watson, R.E., G.R. Allen and M. Kottelat, 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 fusiform / normal
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Second dorsal fin with 9 segmented rays; pectoral fin usually with 15 rays; lateral scales usually 33-36 extending dorsal to pectoral base; predorsal midline with cycloid scales, may be naked anteriorly; belly with few scales close to anus; and males with first dorsal din appearing triangular, higher than second dorsal fin, spines not filamentous, 2 broad black bars ventral to dorsal fins.

Ease of Identification easy to distinguish from other species.

Meristic characteristics of Stiphodon weberi

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 33 - 36
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 9 - 9
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 10 - 11

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   15 - 15
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
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