Morphology Data of Psenopsis anomala
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Nakabo, T., 2002
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features none
Body shape lateral short and / or deep
Cross section compressed
Dorsal head profile clearly convex
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout more or less normal
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Body whitish ; in young it is pale brown or blackish brown. Spines of dorsal fin short, not separated from soft-rayed portion (Ref. 41299).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Psenopsis anomala

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 55 - 63
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 18 - 21
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 6 - 7
Soft-rays total 27 - 33
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 24 - 28

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   20 - 23
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    thoracic  beneath origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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