Morphology Data of Gobioclinus bucciferus
Identification keys
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 1996
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
Diagnosis

Brown with 5 irregular dark brown bars on body, the anterior 3 of which extend basally into dorsal fin; no black spot on opercle; two dark brown dots or short lines posterior to eye; females with numerous dark dots in fins (Ref. 13442).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Gobioclinus bucciferus

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 45 - 48
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 11 - 14
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 19 - 21
Soft-rays total 10 - 12
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total 2 - 2
Soft-rays total 19 - 21

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   12 - 14
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino
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