Morphology Data of Sorsogona tuberculata
Identification keys
Main Ref. Knapp, L.W., 1999
Appearance refers to Male; Female
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

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

Posterior edge of breast scales elongated to a point. Preopercular spines 4-9. Infraorbital and suborbital ridges bearing spines or serrae (some usually bicuspid). Preocular spines 2-6. Anterior 12-28 lateral line scales bearing a small spine or ridge; scales in rows above lateral line sometimes have a hook or tubercle. Total gill rakers frequently 8.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Sorsogona tuberculata

Lateral Lines 1 Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 47 - 54
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 7 - 9
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 9 - 9
Soft-rays total 10 - 12
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 10 - 12

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   19 - 22
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B.
Modified by Froese, Rainer
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