Shorefishes of the Greater Caribbean online information system

EspaƱol  Contact

  • head 2 yellow bars
    body- 5 round yellow blotches mid-side, back- 1-2 rows yellow spots
    Ds rows yellow spots; C 4-5 yellow bars
    D2 9; A 7-8
    scales: body none, C base 2 large, rough
    pelvic: rays unbranched, +/- fleshy tips, reach past anus
  • D VII + I,9
    Body: 3 rows yellow spots
    body side: rough scales
    snout sloped, not blunt
    pelvics separate, long
    A I,8
    C base: 2 large rough scales
  • mid flank: row ~8 yellow-brown blotches surrounded by bright white
    back 2 rows paired yellow-brown spots
    D1 no elongate spines, white + central yellow-brown stripe
    D2 I,10-11; A I, 10
    lateral scale rows 42-47
    body scales reach to pectoral base
    pelvics: no front frenum, no membrane between inner rays; rays 1-4 branched, tips not fleshy
    A: dark brown + white base & margin
  • head - 3 yellow bars
    body - 4 yellow bars
    fins white + black edges
    D2 9; A 8
    body scaled to pectorals
    pelvic rays - multiple branches, tips + fleshy pads, fin to anus
  • head: 2 yellow bars, yellow ocelli behind eye
    body: 4 yellow blotches + 7 yellow saddles
    Ds yellow stripes; C yellow bars, yellow below
    D2 10; A 9
    scales: wedge to under center D2
    pelvics: to A base, ray tips fleshy pads