Morphology Data of Psenes cyanophrys
Identification keys
Main Ref. Haedrich, R.L., 1986
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 short and / or deep
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Diagnosis

Dark horizontal lines laterally (Ref. 4412).

Description: Characterized further by having predorsal scales extending forward to nostrils; scales very small in anterior patch, sharply demarcated from larger posterior scales; rounded snout; terminal jaw; small teeth, conical, mostly uniserial; deeply forked caudal fin with rounded lobes (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Psenes cyanophrys

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 60 - 70
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 22 - 29
Vertebrae
preanal
total 31 - 31

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 9 - 12
Soft-rays total 23 - 28
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 23 - 28

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   17 - 21
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    thoracic  beneath origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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