Morphology Data of Naso fageni
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 1986
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 fusiform / normal
Cross section compressed
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Olivaceous grey in color; adults with small dusky spots and large specimens with a short protuberance above upper lip (Ref. 3145). Body ovate and compressed (Ref. 37429).

Description: Characterized further by having black opercular margins; caudal peduncle with pair of bony plates, each with sharp forward projecting keel; greatest depth of body 2.0 (subadults)-3.0 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Naso fageni

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
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 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 5 - 5
Soft-rays total 24 - 26
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 2 - 2
Soft-rays total 23 - 25

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   17 - 17
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   3 - 3
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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