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Morphology Data of Mugilogobius cagayanensis
Identification keys
Main Ref. Larson, H.K., 2001
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors

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

Adult males mostly plain dark brown, females with indistinct mottling and oblique bars posteriorly on light brown background (Ref. 43716). TRB 10-16, 14-24 small predorsal scales; gill opening oblique, usually with few small round knobs on edge of pectoral girdle (Ref. 43716). Caudal fin oval, rounded posteriorly (Ref. 43716).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Mugilogobius cagayanensis

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 32 - 42
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle 12 - 19
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total 25 - 26


Dorsal fin(s)

Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 7 - 8
Soft-rays total 7 - 8
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes other (see remark)

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 7 - 9

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   15 - 18
Pelvics Attributes  
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
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