Morphology Data of Protammodytes brachistos
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Ida, H., P. Sirimontaporn and S. Monkolprasit, 1994
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
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth sub-terminal/inferior
Type of scales cycloid scales
Diagnosis

Pelvic fin more than 7% of SL; depth about 1/7 of SL. Procurrent caudal ray 15/16 (Ref. 39393).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Protammodytes brachistos

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 92 - 92
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 4 - 4
Scale rows below lateral line 13 - 13
Scales around caudal peduncle
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb 20 - 20
on upper limb 8 - 8
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total 53 - 54

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 36 - 37
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 16 - 16

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   16 - 17
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    thoracic  before origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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