Morphology Data of Priolepis randalli
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 1995
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

Characterized by brown to reddish brown body color with four white bars on head; body with seven white bars; presence of ocellated black spot or smudge covering basal part of first five dorsal spines; longitudinal scale series; ctenoid scales on body, breast, midline of abdomen and nape; maximum of three rows of cycloid scales on opercle; well developed vertical rows of papillae on cheek; depth of body 3.6 in SL (Ref. 90102); caudal fin rounded, shorter than head (Ref. 11441).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Priolepis randalli

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 15 - 17
on upper limb 3 - 5
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

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

Caudal fin

Attributes other (see remark)

Anal fin(s)

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

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   17 - 19
Pelvics Attributes  joint, cup-like
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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