Morphology Data of Priolepis ailina
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Winterbottom, R. and M. Burridge, 1993
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
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales cycloid and ctenoid scales
Diagnosis

This species is distinguished by the following characters: no fraenum, a high pectoral fin count of 19, a fifth pelvic ray that is 50% the length of the fourth and that branches only once, head bars very vague and difficult to discern, with the postocular bar joining the opercular bar, and a dark, pupil-diameter-width stripe from the eye to the corner of the mouth (Ref. 9018).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Priolepis ailina

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 23 - 24
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 10 - 11
on upper limb 1 - 2
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

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

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

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

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   19 - 19
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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