Morphology Data of Priacanthus zaiserae
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Allen, G.R. and M.V. Erdmann, 2012
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 short and / or deep
Cross section compressed
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Description: Characterized by the following: red to silvery color; pectoral fins bright yellow; black spot at base of pelvic fins; soft portion of dorsal fin slightly taller than spinous portion, rounded posteriorly; truncate to very slightly emarginate caudal fin; poorly developed preopercular spine, inconspicuous in adult (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Priacanthus zaiserae

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 71 - 76
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 19 - 22
on upper limb 5 - 6
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 10 - 10
Soft-rays total 13 - 13
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 13 - 14

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   18 - 19
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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