Morphology Data of Amblyeleotris triguttata
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 1995
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

This species is distinguished by the following set of characters: anal soft rays 14 or 15; caudal fin length 2.75-3.25 in SL; a black spot on nape above opercle; two black spots on first dorsal fin; presence of curving dark brown line from below eye to posterior margin of maxilla; irregular brown markings in white spaces between brownish-red bars on body (Ref. 82599).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Amblyeleotris triguttata

Lateral Lines 1 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 22 - 25
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb 9 - 10
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 7 - 7
Soft-rays total 13 - 13
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes pointed; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 14 - 15

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   19 - 20
Pelvics Attributes  joint, cup-like
Position    thoracic  beneath origin of D1
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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