Morphology Data of Valamugil speigleri
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Harrison, I.J. and H. Senou, 1997
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

Greenish dorsally; flanks and abdomen silvery (Ref. 9812). First dorsal fin with black margin, other fins dusky (Ref. 9812). Pectoral fins with dark spot dorsally at origin (Ref. 9812).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Valamugil speigleri

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series 37 - 41
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle 16 - 17
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb 35 - 45
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 4 - 4
Soft-rays total
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes forked

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 9 - 9

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     1
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 Froese, Rainer
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