Morphology Data of Gobiopsis bravoi
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Myers, R.F., 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 elongated
Cross section circular
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Characterized by overall pale grey body color, presence of three brown saddles below base of dorsal fins (joined at midbody and usually forming continuous midlateral stripe), narrow extensions of dorsal saddles on lower side; base of caudal fin with vertically ovate spot; fully united pelvic fins, frenum present; rounded caudal fin; longitudinal scale series 28-38; presence of barbels on snout, tip of chin, and ventrally below lower jaw; cycloid scales; cheek and opercle without scales; deeply embedded nape scales; presence of sensory pores on head, including two preopercular pores; depth of body 5.6-5.8 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Gobiopsis bravoi

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 35 - 35
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
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

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

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 8 - 10

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   18 - 20
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Reyes, Rodolfo B.
Modified by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
Comments & Corrections
Sign our Guest Book
Back to Search
cfm script by eagbayani, 17.10.00, php script by rolavides, 13/03/08 ,  last modified by sortiz, 06.27.17