Morphology Data of Symphysanodon disii
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Khalaf, M.A. and F. Krupp, 2008
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 short and / or deep
Cross section oval
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

This species differs from its congeners in having the following characters: D IX, 10; A III, 7; lateral line with tubed scales 50; gill rakers 12 + 25 = 37; relatively deep body, 32% of SL; first pelvic-fin ray slightly produced, not extending to anus; the pectoral fin reaching a vertical through base of last dorsal spine; depressed anal-fin length, 32% of SL; deeply forked caudal fin with both lobes produced into filaments (Ref. 75640).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Symphysanodon disii

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 25 - 25
on upper limb 12 - 12
total 37 - 37
Vertebrae
preanal 10 - 10
total 25 - 25

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 9 - 9
Soft-rays total 10 - 10
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 7 - 7

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   17 - 17
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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