Morphology Data of Gobiosoma seminudum
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Patzner, R.A., J.L. Van Tassell, M. Kovačić and B.G. Kapoor, 2011
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 oval
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Distinguished by having the following characteristics: distinct barbel adjacent to anterior nare; tip of snout with a pair of barbels; mental frenum produced into two prominent barbels; first dorsal fin with no greatly elongate or filamentous spines; D2 I,13-14; side of the body heavily scaled from caudal peduncle extending to or just falling short of axil of pectoral fin; cycloid scales on body; sensory head pores B', C(s), D(s), E, F, H', K', L' usually present (pore C sometimes absent); preopercular pores 3 (Ref. 95098).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Gobiosoma seminudum

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 11 - 11
total 27 - 27

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 8 - 8
Soft-rays total 13 - 14
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 9 - 11

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   19 - 21
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
Modified by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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