Morphology Data of Priolepis pallidicincta
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Winterbottom, R. and M. Burridge, 1993
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 compressed
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales ctenoid scales
Diagnosis

Characterized by alternating yellowish-brown and pale grey to whitish bars on head and body; six broad yellow-brown bars on body; pelvic frenum absent; longitudinal scale series 26-28; ctenoid body scales, cycloid on base of pectoral fin and breast; 13-14 predorsal scales, ctenoid; opercle with maximum of two cycloid scales, absent on cheek; depth of body 4.2 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Priolepis pallidicincta

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series 26 - 28
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 12 - 13
on upper limb 3 - 4
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 10 - 11
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 8 - 9

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   18 - 20
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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