Morphology Data of Tryssogobius colini
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Larson, H.K. and D.F. Hoese, 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 elongated
Cross section compressed
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Pale blue-grey with a whitish lateral stripe; light blue to violet spots on the side of the head and nod dark fin markings (Ref. 44093); characterized further by having relatively broad first dorsal fin and facate with broad tip; rhomboid caudal fin; longitudinal scale series 24-26; single row of large scales on cheek; three large and 1-2 smaller scales covering opercle; predorsal scales extend to mid-interorbital; fused pelvic fins, forms cup-shaped disc, posterior margin rounded; depth of body 4.3-5.6 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Tryssogobius colini

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 12 - 14
on upper limb 3 - 5
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 1
Spines total 7 - 7
Soft-rays total 9 - 11
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes pointed; with medial filament

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 11 - 11

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   16 - 20
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    thoracic  before origin of D1
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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