Morphology Data of Sargocentron suborbitale
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Watson, W., 1996
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

Body deep and somewhat compressed; caudal peduncle narrow; eyes large; pelvic fins with 1 spine and 7 soft rays (I, 7); preopercle with small serrations and a large, pointed spine at the angle; body violet pink; back bronze (Ref. 55763). Branchiostegal rays: 8-8 (Ref. 36626).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Sargocentron suborbitale

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 12 - 12
on upper limb 6 - 6
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total 27 - 27

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1notched No
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 11 - 11
Soft-rays total 13 - 14
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 4 - 4
Soft-rays total 8 - 9

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   15 - 15
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   7 - 7
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Luna, Susan M.
Modified by Busson, Frédéric
Comments & Corrections
Sign our Guest Book
Back to Search
cfm script by eagbayani, 17.10.00, php script by rolavides, 13/03/08 ,  last modified by sortiz, 06.27.17