Morphology Data of Amphiprion frenatus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Allen, G.R., 1991
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors always different colors between mature adults
Remarks Male orange red, female body blackish but snout, chin, breast, and fins red (Ref. 90102).

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features none
Body shape lateral short and / or deep
Cross section compressed
Dorsal head profile clearly convex
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout more or less normal
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales ctenoid scales
Diagnosis

Description: Overall color is orange, with a black-edged bar just behind the head. Body sometimes black especially in older individuals. A second black-edged white bar maybe at mid-body (Ref. 7247). Body depth 1.7-2.0 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Amphiprion frenatus

Lateral Lines 1 Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 31 - 44
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle
Barbels 0
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total 17 - 21
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes extending over most of the back length
Fins number 1notched No
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 9 - 10
Soft-rays total 16 - 18
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 2 - 2
Soft-rays total 13 - 15

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   18 - 20
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    thoracic  beneath origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Reyes, Rodolfo B.
Modified by Olisa, Kristine Elaine Paz
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