Morphology Data of Eugnathogobius kabilia
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Larson, H.K., 2009
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
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Distinguished by the following characteristics: relatively large size; second dorsal rays I,6-8; pectoral rays 15-18; segmented caudal rays 15-17 (modally 16); longitudinal scales 25-34; TRB 8-12; predorsal scales 10-19; shoulder girdle with smooth low ridge or flange, rarely with fleshy lobes; mouth terminal, large, greatly enlarged in mature males (maxillary sometimes extending past rear edge of preoperculum); each scale on side of body with short dusky bar; two distinct brown stripes extending back from rear of eye and two from eye to snout tip; dark fins, dorsal fins distinctly spotted with brown (Ref. 80545).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Eugnathogobius kabilia

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 6 - 7
Soft-rays total 6 - 8
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 5 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   15 - 18
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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