Morphology Data of Fusigobius inframaculatus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 1994
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

Characterized by semi-translucent body, presence of small orange spots, and 4-5 large internal blackish blotches and rectangular white marks; elongate and filamentous first two dorsal spines especially in male; fully united pelvic fins; presence of pelvic frenum; rounded caudal fin; longitudinal scale series 25-26; ctenoid scales except cycloid on nape, breast and base of pectoral fin; scales absent on operculum; median predorsal scales absent; opening of gill extending to below posterior half of opercle; depth of body 4.8-5.2 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Fusigobius inframaculatus

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 12 - 12
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb 7 - 8
on upper limb 0 - 1
total
Vertebrae
preanal 10 - 10
total 26 - 26

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 more or less truncate; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 7 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   19 - 19
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
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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