Morphology Data of Amblyeleotris masuii
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Allen, G.R. and M.V. Erdmann, 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 elongated
Cross section circular
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Characterized by pale grey color; ventral surface of body whitish; four brown bars on body; head with irregular brown reticulations and in pale spaces between bars; brown bar across operculum; narrow brown bar under eye; narrow brown band behind eye; head with scattered blue spots/streaks; pelvic fins united by low membrane at base of fins; without median predorsal scales; side of nape with scales extending forward above middle of opercle; longitudinal scale series 92-97; greatest depth of body 7.1-8.5 in SL; lanceolate caudal fin, longer than head length (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Amblyeleotris masuii

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 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 7 - 7
Soft-rays total 13 - 13
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 13 - 13

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   19 - 19
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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