Morphology Data of Sueviota larsonae
Identification keys
Main Ref. Winterbottom, R. and D.F. Hoese, 1998
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors

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

Second dorsal usually with 1 spine and 9 soft rays; first dorsal spine filamentous, reaching near end of second dorsal fin. Pectoral fin 17-19 (rarely 17). Pelvic fin with complete basal membrane and a fraenum, forming a typical gobiid cup-shaped disc. Anterior nasal tube short, 5.7- 7% HL; distal quarter of tube black. Pores present: a posterior nasal, an anterior and a posterior interorbital, a postocular, an infraorbital and 2 preoperculars. Midline of belly naked (Ref. 39927).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Sueviota larsonae

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
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb


Dorsal fin(s)

Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Spines total 7 - 7
Soft-rays total 8 - 10
Adipose fin

Caudal fin


Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 7 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   17 - 19
Pelvics Attributes  
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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