Morphology Data of Eviota mikiae
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Allen, G.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 oval
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Pectoral fin rays simple; spinous dorsal fin moderately elongate in both sexes, second and third rays longest, fifth pelvic fin ray well developed, two-tenths to three-tenths length of fourth ray; cephalic sensory pore system lacking IT and PITO pores, and AITO pore single (except double in smallest paratype) and very small; posterior rays of second dorsal and anal fins elongate, forming a lanceolate shape; preserved specimens generally whitish with dark pigment along base of anal fin, extending along ventral edge of caudal peduncle; small dark spot usually present at lower caudal fin base; nostrils dark and pair of brown spots of variable intensity usually present on top of head, just behind eyes (Ref. 44113).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Eviota mikiae

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 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 7 - 7
Soft-rays total 9 - 9
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 8 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   16 - 17
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   4 - 4
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
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