Morphology Data of Periophthalmus minutus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Murdy, E.O., 1989
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
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Distinguished by the following characteristics: pelvic frenum lacking or only visible with magnification; membrane uniting medial rays of pelvic fin slight to moderate; D1 height moderate, its margin straight to slightly convex, a brown stripe mesially and many white

spots proximally, no elongate spines; D2 with single dusky stripe mesially; dorsal fins not connected by membrane; D 1 with 10-17 spines; longitudinal scale count 62-78; head width 14.2-18,9% SL; pelvic fin length 11.6-14.8% SL; length of anal fin base 15.7-19.3% SL; length ofD2 base 20. 1-22.7% SL; totalD2elements 11-13; total anal fin elements 11-12; TRDB 16-19 (Ref. 5218).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Periophthalmus minutus

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
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

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