Morphology Data of Proterorhinus marmoratus
Identification keys
Main Ref. Miller, P.J., 1990
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features none
Body shape lateral fusiform / normal
Cross section circular
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes eyes divided into upper and lower part
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Diagnosis

Seven transverse suborbital rows, complete oculoscapular and preopercular lateral-line canals, scaled nape and as a distinctive autapomorphy, an elongate anterior nostril, which extends over the upper lip. Broad dark oblique banding across the body.

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

Meristic characteristics of Proterorhinus 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 no striking attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 7 - 8
Soft-rays total 14 - 18
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 12 - 15

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   14 - 16
Pelvics Attributes  joint, cup-like
Position    thoracic  before origin of D1
Spines     0
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Froese, Rainer
Modified by Reyes, Rodolfo B.
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