Morphology Data of Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus
Identification keys
Main Ref. Myers, R.F., 1991
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

Scales relatively large (Ref. 9002).

Description: Characterized further by pale snout and cheeks; generally greyish yellow with crosshatch pattern on side; uniform yellow-orange on snout and lower head; median fins with yellow margins; front of eye with deep groove; longitudinal rows of small spines on posterior body 5-6; rounded to emarginate caudal fin (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series 28 - 33
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 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 24 - 27
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 22 - 25

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   15 - 16
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
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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