Morphology Data of Exyrias ferrarisi
Identification keys
Main Ref. Murdy, E.O., 1985
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs no special organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features
Body shape lateral fusiform / normal
Cross section oval
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout more or less normal
Position of mouth terminal
Diagnosis

Ground color off-white; a large, circular brown spot antero-dorsal to pectoral- fin base; small, brown spots on snout, cheeks, opercula, pectoral-fin base and nape; all fins spotted. Predorsal scales 8. Cycloid scales on nape and isthmus. Cheeks and opercula fully scaled. Spines I-IV of 1st dorsal fin filamentous, III longest; characterized further by having pointed caudal fin, less than 25% SL; longitudinal scale series 31-32; depth of body 3.4-3.5 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Exyrias ferrarisi

Lateral Lines 1 Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 31 - 32
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle
Barbels 0
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal 10 - 10
total 26 - 26

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes other
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 7 - 7
Soft-rays total 10 - 10
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

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

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   17 - 17
Pelvics Attributes  joint, cup-like
Position    thoracic  before origin of D1
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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