Morphology Data of Eviota korechika
Identification keys
Main Ref. Shibukawa, K. and T. Suzuki, 2005
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 compressed
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales

This species have the complete cephalic sensory-canal pore configuration, pores B', C (unpaired), D (unpaired), E, F, H', N' and O'. It differs from the other species of this subgroup in having the following set of characters: usually 9 dorsal-fin and 8 anal-fin segmented rays; well-developed membranes between pelvic-fin segmented rays; densely pigmented on edge of scale pockets, forming dusky reticulations on body; middle of first dorsal fin with a narrow arc-shaped, diagonal pale band (subtranslucent in preserved specimen); 5-7 diagonal bright-blue to pale-blue bars (translucent and sometimes quite indistinct in preserved specimens) on second dorsal and anal fins in each; 2 ovoid dusky spots on dorsal and ventral parts of pectoral-fin base; absence of an enlarged, distinct subcutaneous dusky spot on mid-lateral caudal peduncle; caudal fin with no conspicuous dusky markings (Ref. 81713).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Eviota korechika

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 6 - 7
Soft-rays total 8 - 9
Adipose fin

Caudal fin


Anal fin(s)

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

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Soft-rays   15 - 18
Pelvics Attributes  
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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