Morphology Data of Epigonus trunovi
Identification keys
Main Ref. Parin, N.V., A.M. Prokofiev and S. Bussarawit, 2012
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
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales

This species is distinguished by the following characters: DI,8, branched rays; DII; A,10, gill rakers

in outer row on first arch 32-33; pyroric caeca 15-18; scales in lateral line 48-50; no teeth on tongue; opercular spine, and developed process of maxillare, with dark orobranchial cavity, wide interorbital space (8.9-10.5% SL) and relatively low body (17.4-18.7% SL); attains comparatively large size (not less than 225 mm SL) (Ref. 93131).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Epigonus trunovi

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
preanal 10 - 10
total 25 - 25


Dorsal fin(s)

Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Spines total 9 - 9
Soft-rays total 10 - 10
Adipose fin

Caudal fin


Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total 2 - 2
Soft-rays total 10 - 10

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Soft-rays   20 - 20
Pelvics Attributes  
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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