Morphology Data of Trachurus declivis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Grant, E.M., 1965
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 eyes with fixed fatty (adipose) tissue/eyelids
Type of mouth/snout more or less normal
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Adults are elongate and slightly compressed, and have a primary lateral line with 71-89 scutes, and a secondary lateral line reaching to below dorsal-fin rays 7-9 (Ref. 33616).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Trachurus declivis

Lateral Lines 2 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 38 - 38
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total 24 - 24

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 9 - 9
Soft-rays total 29 - 35
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 2
Spines total 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 24 - 29

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     0
Soft-rays   20 - 21
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B.
Modified by Reyes, Rodolfo B.
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