Morphology Data of Oxyeleotris selheimi
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Allen, G.R., S.H. Midgley and M. Allen, 2002
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features none
Body shape lateral fusiform / normal
Cross section circular
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout more or less normal
Position of mouth superior
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Mid-lateral scales 62-65; horizontal scales rows 19-20; predorsal scales 40-48. Generally dark brown dorsally, lighter below with a series of close-set, narrow dark brown stripes on sides. Median and pelvic fins with small dark spots. Pectoral fins with rows of dark spots forming transverse bands. Juveniles often whitish grey dorsally with a narrow white stripe (or irregular white blotches) along mid-line. Similar to O. lineolata but has spotted anal, pelvic, and pectoral fins (Ref. 44894).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Oxyeleotris selheimi

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
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 7 - 7
Soft-rays total 9 - 9
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 8 - 9

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   17 - 19
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Reyes, Rodolfo B.
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