Morphology Data of Callionymus grossi
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Fricke, R., 2001
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

Ground coloration dark brown or grey, ventral parts of body yellowish. Sides of body with a row of dark blotches. First dorsal fin light, anterior margin dusky, with 3 to 5 oblique white dark-edged stripes consisting of spots and lines. Second dorsal fin, caudal fin, pectoral and pelvic fins with darkish spots. Anal fin colourless. Base of first dorsal fin 0.8 to 0.9 times in head length (Ref 42832).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Callionymus grossi

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
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 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 4
Soft-rays total 9
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total
Soft-rays total 7

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Yap, Sheryl
Modified by Froese, Rainer
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