Morphology Data of Amblyceps murraystuarti
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Ng, H.H. and M. Kottelat, 2000
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 elongated
Cross section circular
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes other (see remarks)
Type of mouth/snout other (see remarks)
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Distinguished from other members of the genus by having a truncate caudal fin and a very low adipose fin with an indistinct posterior margin (length of adipose fin base 29.5-38.5% SL; dorsal to adipose distance 25.0-32.8% SL) (Ref. 37785).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Amblyceps murraystuarti

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
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 6 - 6
Vertebrae
preanal
total 45 - 46

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 4 - 4
Adipose fin present

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 11 - 12

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 6
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  behind origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   6 - 6
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Torres, Armi G.
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