Morphology Data of Chaenogobius annularis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Stevenson, D.E., 2002
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 elongated
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

This species is characterized by the following: scales in longitudinal series 61-67, transverse series 20-22, predorsal scales 17-24; a pair of sensory papillae in row f; modal ray count of second dorsal fin I,10; modal AP 2; modal vertebrae count 14+18; dorsal fins light brown with distinct dark-brown with wavy longitudinal bands; caudal and pectoral fins light brown with distinct dark-brown transverse bands; body and head light brown with approximately 6 broad, dark transverse bands; caudal fin base with several small, black spots and distinct blotch (Ref. 81467).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Chaenogobius annularis

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 14 - 14
total 32 - 33

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 6 - 7
Soft-rays total 9 - 12
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 8 - 10

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   21 - 23
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    thoracic  before origin of D1
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Froese, Rainer
Modified by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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