Morphology Data of Amblyeleotris fontanesii
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Myers, R.F., 1991
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
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Characterized by whitish body color; head and body with five brown bars; small orange spots on head; first dorsal fin with large dark blotch; pelvic fins fully united with well developed frenum; predorsal scales extending forward to less than orbit diameter from interorbital space; longitudinal scale series 110; greatest depth of body 5.8-6.3 in SL; pointed caudal fin, longer than head (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Amblyeleotris fontanesii

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
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 7 - 7
Soft-rays total 15 - 15
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 16 - 17

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   20 - 21
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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