Morphology Data of Parupeneus louise
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 2004
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 ctenoid scales
Diagnosis

Diagnosis: Pectoral rays 16. Gill rakers 8 + 31-32 (total 39-40). Body depth 3.35 in SL; head length (HL) 2.75 in SL; snout length 1.7 in HL; barbels about equal to head length; longest dorsal spine 1.95 in HL; penultimate dorsal ray 1.2 in length of last dorsal ray; pectoral fin length 1.35 in HL; pelvic-fin length 1.5 in HL. Color of the upper two-thirds of head and body red, lower one-third white, the red of body below lateral line divided into six broad red bars by narrow white interspaces; fins red; barbels white (Ref. 54393).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Parupeneus louise

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 27 - 27
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 2.5 - 2.5
Scale rows below lateral line 6 - 6
Scales around caudal peduncle 14 - 14
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 8 - 8
Soft-rays total 9 - 9
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

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

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   16 - 16
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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