Morphology Data of Trimma rubromaculatum
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Allen, G.R. and P. Munday, 1995
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 oval
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout more or less normal
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Most of lateral portion of head and body red while whitish ventrally; relatively large red spots scattered on head and body. Predorsal scales, 8. Head without scales except predorsal to posterior margin of interorbital; characterized further by lacking elongate dorsal spines; all pectoral rays unbranched; branched fifth pelvic ray; longitudinal scale series 24-25; depth of body 4.2-4.3 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Trimma rubromaculatum

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series 24 - 25
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 7 - 8
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

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

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   16 - 16
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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