Morphology Data of Tomiyamichthys oni
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
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Characterized by whitish body color; presence of dark band below eye; clusters of irregular brown spots covering body; 4-5 enlarged brown spots along ventral side; several diffuse brown bars on side; rear edge of dorsal fin with partially ocellated black spot; white coloration on basal portion of pectoral fin; triangular first dorsal fin without prolonged spines; united pelvic fins, well developed frenum present; longitudinal scale series 74-91; head without scales; body covered by cycloid scales; greatest depth of body 5.8-6.5 in SL; rounded caudal fin, a little shorter than head length; reduced posterior oculoscapular sensory canal, single pore (H') present (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Tomiyamichthys oni

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
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
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 6 - 7
Soft-rays total 11 - 11
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 10 - 11

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   17 - 19
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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