Morphology Data of Pterygotrigla hafizi
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Richards, W.J., T. Yato and P.R. Last, 2003
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
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

This species possess the following distinguishing characters: cleithral spine width 10% SL, ventral to the opercular spine; first dorsal-fin with black blotch between spine membranes 3-6 and with 5 bucklers; naked prepectoral, interpelvic area and nape; scaled breast and belly; pectoral fin with 13 connected rays, dusky with distinct black area over rays and membranes of rays 9-11 with black pigment, remainder of fin pale including distal margin; pectoral-fin length 39% SL, free ray 39% SL; 1 epibranchial gill rakers, 9 ceratobranchial gill rakers, short 3% SL; 27 vertebrae; head and body with few pale spots (Ref. 54796).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Pterygotrigla hafizi

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 27 - 27

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 Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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