Morphology Data of Argyrosomus inodorus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Griffiths, M.H. and P.C. Heemstra, 1995
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
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Swim bladder carrot-shaped with 31-42 arborescent appendages, the latero-anterior limb of appendages present throughout length of bladder; drumming muscles present only in males; urinary bladders rudimentary; sagitta elongate with pronounced bulge in posterior third of ventral margin; pectoral fin axillary fold naked; peritoneum unpigmented; anterior part of lateral line slightly curved.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Argyrosomus inodorus

Lateral Lines 1 Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 50 - 53
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 10 - 12
on upper limb 4 - 6
total
Vertebrae
preanal 11 - 11
total 25 - 25

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1notched No
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 11 - 11
Soft-rays total 25 - 29
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 2 - 2
Soft-rays total 7 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   16 - 17
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B.
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