Morphology Data of Gobulus birdsongi
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Hoese, D.F. and S. Reader, 2001
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
Cross section oval
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

. This species is distinguished by the following set of characters: D2 I,11; A I,13; pectoral rays 16-18; eye small, 1.4 mm in length (2:46 and 58 mm SL); D1 connected to base of D2; pelvic interspinal membrane is very reduced; fifth pelvic ray is subequal in length to fourth ray; upper edge of the dark body stripe well above midside of body (Ref. 87545).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Gobulus birdsongi

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 11 - 11
total 27 - 27

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 8
Soft-rays total 13
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total
Soft-rays total 13

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Jansalin, Jeremiah Glenn
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