Morphology Data of Priolepis compita
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Heemstra, P.C., 1995
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 head and anterior of body, yellowish with black-white bars, three of the vertical bars on postorbital head and nape connected to horizontal white line; absence of pelvic frenum; longitudinal scale series 23-26; ctenoid scales on body, becoming cycloid anteriorly; head, nape, pectoral fin base and breast without scales; reduced pattern of cheek papillae; opening of gill extending forward to below posterior margin of eye; depth of body 3.5-4.2 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Priolepis compita

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series 22 - 22
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 8 - 8
Adipose fin absent

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   18 - 19
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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