Morphology Data of Eviota smaragdus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Greenfield, D.W. and J.E. Randall, 2016
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 fusiform / normal
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

This species is distinguished by the following characters: complete cephalic sensory-canal pore system (pattern 1); the fifth pelvic-fin ray 10-40% (usually 20%) of fourth ray; some pectoral-fin rays are branched; dorsal/anal-fin formula 9/8; presence of a prominent occipital spot; dorsal midline of body with a series of small dark spots along the dorsal-fin bases; dark bars present crossing the nape in advance of dorsal fin; caudal-peduncle depth 13.4-14.9% SL (Ref. 107299).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Eviota smaragdus

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series 23 - 25
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
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 7 - 7
Soft-rays total 8 - 9
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

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

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   15 - 17
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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