Morphology Data of Eviota hinanoae
Identification keys
Main Ref. Tornabene, L., G.N. Ahmadia and J.T. Williams, 2013
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 elongated
Cross section oval
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales

This species is distinguished from its congeners by the following characters: cephalic sensory-canal pore pattern group 2, missing only is the IT pore; dorsal/anal ray formula 9/8; some pectoral-fin rays are branched; absence of the fifth pelvic-fin ray or may be rudimentary; trunk with approximately 8 distinct subcutaneous bars, the 2 bars originating over anterior half of anal fin, extending vertically to lateral midline or beyond, and 3 shorter bars originating over caudal peduncle, last of which often being confluent with prominent spot over the centre of the caudal peduncle; no distinct pair of dark spots on pectoral-fin base; male urogenital papilla with prominent lateral folds, cuplike in appearance (Ref. 94084).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Eviota hinanoae

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 9 - 10
Adipose fin

Caudal fin


Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 8 - 9

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   15 - 17
Pelvics Attributes  
Spines     1
Soft-rays   4 - 4
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
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