Morphology Data of Stenogobius macropterus
Identification keys
Main Ref. Watson, R.E., 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 fusiform / normal
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Diagnosis

Opercle naked; cheek naked; pectoral base usually naked; belly anteriorly usually naked; breast naked; predorsal midline naked or with few scales near first dorsal fin; first dorsal fin with crescentic to slightly tear-shaped blackish mark near posterior base of fin, most pronounced after fourth spine; pectoral fin with 14 to 15 rays, usually 15 (Ref. 34009).

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

Meristic characteristics of Stenogobius macropterus

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series 49 - 51
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 7 - 7
Soft-rays total 10 - 10
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes pointed; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

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

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   14 - 15
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    thoracic  before origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Casal, Christine Marie V.
Modified by Casal, Christine Marie V.
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