Morphology Data of Pseudolaguvia viriosa
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Ng, H,H. and L. Tamang, 2012
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

Distinguished from other species of Pseudolaguvia in having a combination of the following characters: total vertebrae 28-29; one or more distinct pale bands encircling body; eye diameter 10-15% HL; interorbital distance 35-38% HL; head width 21.5-23.5% SL; thoracic adhesive apparatus reaching beyond base of last pectoral-fin ray; pectoral spine length 26.9-32.9% SL; dorsal spine length 23.4-29.0% SL; dorsal spine with anterior edge smooth or with rugose surface only on distal third of spine; body depth at anus 16.9-19.0% SL; length of adipose-fin base 12.5-15.4% SL; caudal peduncle length 14.8-17.7% SL; caudal peduncle depth 7.4-9.8% SL; and caudal-fin length 26.5-32.4% SL (Ref. 92247).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Pseudolaguvia viriosa

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 28 - 29

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

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

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
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