Morphology Data of Grammonus nagaredai
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Randall, J.E. and Hughes M.J., 2009
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
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Predorsal scales extending to interorbital space; scales present on opercle and preopercle; three overlapping longitudinal rows of prominent sensory papillae on body; body depth at origin of dorsal fin 3.2–3.4 in SL; head length 3.15-3.2 in SL; mouth strongly oblique; edge of preopercle smooth except for a tiny spine at rounded corner; caudal fin joined only basally to dorsal and anal fins; normal life color dark

brown, the sensory papillae on head and body white.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Grammonus nagaredai

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series 86 - 91
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 42

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 86
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 64 - 66

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   23 - 24
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Busson, Frédéric
Modified by Busson, Frédéric
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