Morphology Data of Pseudochromis bitaeniatus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Myers, R.F., 1999
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 elongated
Cross section compressed
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Description: Characterized by yellowish head; body with a pair of wide, bluish grey to brown stripes with broad central white stripe extending to end of tail; anterior lateral line scales 27-35; predorsal scales 18-24; depth of body 23.4-27.8 % of SL (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Pseudochromis bitaeniatus

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales 27 - 35
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 11 - 13
on upper limb 3 - 6
total 15 - 18
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 25 - 27
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 14 - 14

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   15 - 18
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino
Modified by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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