Morphology Data of Eviota readerae
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Gill, A.C. and S.L. Jewett, 2004
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
Type of scales
Diagnosis

This species is distinct with the following set of characters: D VI + I, 9; A I, 8; with some pectoral-fin rays branched; fifth segmented pelvic-fin ray is lacking; cephalic sensory-pore system pattern 1; non-fimbriate male genital papilla; dark bars or saddles 12-13 on trunk from origin of spinous dorsal fin to mid peduncular spot, not extending below midline (except in small juveniles); pectoral-fin base with a prominent circular dark spot dorsally (sometimes with additional small diffuse spot ventrally) (Ref. 59013). Dorsal to anal fin-ray formula 9/8 (Ref. 116739).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Eviota readerae

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 10 - 10
total 26 - 26

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

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

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

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

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   16 - 18
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   4 - 4
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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