Morphology Data of Luzonichthys earlei
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Myers, R.F., 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 elongated
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Description: Characterized by yellow orange on snout, upper head and back, pink or magenta over remainder of body; cheek, operculum and middle of side with silvery reflections; greatest depth of body 3.6-4.1 in SL; deeply forked caudal fin; pectoral fins 3.6-4.0 in SL; pelvic fins 4.4-5.2 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Luzonichthys earlei

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 59 - 68
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 19 - 22
on upper limb 6 - 9
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 10 - 10
Soft-rays total 16 - 17
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes forked

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 7 - 7

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   19 - 21
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino
Modified by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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