Shorefishes of the Greater Caribbean online information system

Español  Contact



  • D1 v long, filamentous
    C long, pointed, scalloped above
    sexes: same form & color
    gill rakers: short, stubby above, long & thin below
    pelvics in disc
  • eyes: together, top & front
    D1 VI
    C very long, pointed
    mouth opens at front, oblique
    teeth cónical
    many long gill rakers
    scales rough
    head scaleless
  • head & body compressed
    pores: preopercle 2-3, 0 between front eyes
    D1 VII, often long; D2 14-18
    C: long, oval or pointed
    mouth large, ~vertical
    pelvics form disc
    scales small, only behind pectoral
    head scaleless