Morphology Data of Solenostomus leptosoma
Identification keys
Main Ref. Allen, G.R. and M.V. Erdmann, 2012
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 other
Cross section flattened
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Diagnosis

Description: Characterized by generally reddish or red brown to dark brown color with whitish mottling, irregular spots and patches; middle of side usually with horizontal whitish streak; body depth 11.8-19.1 % SL; least snout depth 4.9-6.1 % SL; depth of caudal peduncle 3.8-7.4 % SL; length of caudal peduncle 4.8-12.4 % SL; length of caudal fin 28.8-42.6 % SL (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Solenostomus leptosoma

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   
Ventral  
Spines total 5 - 5
Soft-rays total 18 - 21
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 18 - 21

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   25 - 28
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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