Morphology Data of Fusigobius signipinnis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Myers, R.F., 1991
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

Males have a taller, more heavily pigmented first dorsal fin; characterized by translucent grey body color; red-brown iris; side of body with tiny brown spots; first two membranes of first dorsal fin with black tip and large brown blotch below; pelvic fins united only at bases; absence of pelvic frenum; rounded caudal fin; longitudinal scale series 23-25; mainly ctenoid scales except cycloid on breast, base of pectoral fin and side of nape to above rear margin of preopercle; scales absent on operculum; median predorsal scales absent; opening of gill extending to level slightly anterior to posterior edge of preopercle; depth of body 4.7-5.5 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Fusigobius signipinnis

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   
Ventral  
Spines total 7 - 7
Soft-rays total 9 - 9
Adipose fin

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   17 - 18
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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