Morphology Data of Gorogobius stevcici
Identification keys
Main Ref. Kovačić, M. and U.K. Schliewen, 2008
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features
Body shape lateral fusiform / normal
Cross section oval
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales ctenoid scales

This species is distinguished from G. nigricintus by the following characters: presence of pore ß; row g anteriorly ends more or less in front of row o; presence of transverse interorbital row p; snout with 4 median preorbital rows (vs. 3); 37-41 longitudinal scale rows (vs. 29-33); 22-24 predorsal scales (vs. 18); 9 anal fin rays (vs. 10-11); 17 pectoral fin rays (vs. 18-20); body overall light reddish-brown, with or without faint brown vertical bands (vs. dark brown bars contrasting strongly with light ground on flanks, fins, eyes, head and lips) (Ref. 75175).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Gorogobius stevcici

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
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb


Dorsal fin(s)

Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Spines total 7 - 7
Soft-rays total 11 - 11
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 9 - 9

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Soft-rays   17 - 17
Pelvics Attributes  
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Reyes, Rodolfo B.
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