Morphology Data of Gilloblennius abditus
Identification keys
Main Ref. Paulin, C. and C. Roberts, 1992
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
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Diagnosis

Distinctive 'tear-drop' marking on lower rear edge of eye. Larger blocks of brown above lateral line. Fin rays pale brown and membrane of fins transparent with irregular light and dark brown lines. Males: head and body olive green; fins mottled grey to reddish brown or olive green. Females: light brown covered with darker brown flecks. Distinguished from other triplefins by the absence of scales along the dorsal and anal fin bases.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Gilloblennius abditus

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 25 - 29
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 3
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 15 - 17
Soft-rays total 11 - 12
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 20 - 21

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   14 - 16
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
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