Morphology Data of Callogobius bauchotae
Identification keys
Main Ref. Myers, R.F., 1991
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 compressed
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales cycloid and ctenoid scales

Number of transverse rows of scales 8. Predorsal scales 6. Scales on cheek 3 rows and on opercle 3-4 rows. Head depressed. Mouth small and oblique. Maxillae extend to below anterior nostril, which is midway between the snout tip and the eye. Both nostrils in tubes. Many papillated flaps on head. Very close eyes; interorbital space very narrow, about 1/4 of eye diameter, with 2 median pores. Restricted gill opening. Rounded tongue. Pelvic fins without fraenum, united only at their bases with a delicate membrane. Caudal fin shorter than head. Cycloid scales on breast, pre-pelvic, and predorsal regions, opercle and cheek (Ref. 47607).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Callogobius bauchotae

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series 25 - 25
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)

Attributes no striking attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Spines total 7 - 7
Soft-rays total 9 - 9
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes pointed

Anal fin(s)

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

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   17 - 17
Pelvics Attributes  
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
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