Morphology Data of Stenogobius hoesei
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Watson, R.E., 1991
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks Jaw extending under pupil in females and beyond posterior edge of eye in males. Teeth on outer row of upper and lower jaws enlarged in males.

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features
Body shape lateral fusiform / normal
Cross section circular
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 cycloid scales
Diagnosis

Predorsal midline almost always with naked patches, four to 18 scales; pectoral base almost always naked; opercle almost always naked, breast naked, third and fourth spines of 1st dorsal fin may be slightly filamentous on males, body anteriorly, head and pectoral fins dusky in both sexes.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Stenogobius hoesei

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series 44 - 49
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 10 - 12
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 11 - 12

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   15 - 16
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Casal, Christine Marie V.
Modified by Reyes, Rodolfo B.
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