Morphology Data of Coris marquesensis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 1999
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 compressed
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales cycloid scales
Diagnosis
Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Coris marquesensis

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 72 - 76
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 11 - 11
Scale rows below lateral line 34 - 34
Scales around caudal peduncle 49 - 49
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total 15 - 18
Vertebrae
preanal 16 - 16
total 25 - 25

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 9 - 9
Soft-rays total 12 - 12
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 12 - 12

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   13 - 13
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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