Morphology Data of Anampses lineatus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 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 fusiform / normal
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Body orange-brown, with pale longitudinal blue-green lines following scale rows; head with irregular light blue-green lines; opercular flap with a black spot; caudal fin white with a broad black bar on posterior part of fin (Ref. 4392). Red Sea form is slightly different. Females are distinguished by the white versus yellow band on the base of the tail and males by the lined versus spotted pattern on the body (Ref. 48636).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Anampses lineatus

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 26 - 26
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 14 - 16
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 absent

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 12 - 12

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   13 - 13
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 Santos, Kristine
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