Morphology Data of Pterygotrigla cajorarori
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Richards, W.J. and T. Yato, 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 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: with enlarged hyperostotic bones of the head (first infraorbital, preopercular ridge that includes bones of the infraorbital series, frontal bones in front of orbit, parietals, nuchal spines), cleithral spines, and D1 fin spines 2, 3, and 4. P1 rays 12+3. Nape and breast with scales.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Pterygotrigla cajorarori

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales 53 - 66
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 15 - 20
Scale rows below lateral line 33 - 48
Scales around caudal peduncle
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal 11 - 11
total 27 - 27

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 7 - 9
Soft-rays total 11 - 12
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 12 - 12

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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