Morphology Data of Pomatoschistus marmoratus
Identification keys
Main Ref. Mazzoldi, C. and M.B. Rasotto, 2001
Appearance refers to Male; Female
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs protruding genital papilla (m)
Different appearance always different morphology between mature adults
Different colors different colors during breeding season only
Remarks Possess accessory gonadal structures called seminal vesicles that secrete seminal fluid.

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features
Body shape lateral fusiform / normal
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Diagnosis

Distinguished by its usually scaled breast and rear edge of anterior pelvic membrane with minute projections (Ref. 59043).

Ease of Identification likely to be confused with closely related species.

Meristic characteristics of Pomatoschistus marmoratus

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   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 7 - 7
Soft-rays total 8 - 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 7 - 10

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  joint, cup-like
Position    thoracic  before origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Luna, Susan M.
Modified by Reyes, Rodolfo B.
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