Morphology Data of Toxotes jaculatrix
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Allen, G.R., 1991
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 short and / or deep
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Description: Body silver or white, dorsal vertical stripes broad black four, or patches; head band black or grey at preopercle level. Body depth 2.1-2.4 in SL. Dorsal 3rd spine 1.7-1.9 in HL, longest. Scale horizontal rows 3-4 above LL, 8-9 below LL.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Toxotes jaculatrix

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series 26 - 30
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 5 - 7
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 4 - 4
Soft-rays total 11 - 13
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 15 - 17

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   12 - 13
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
Modified by Olisa, Kristine Elaine Paz
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