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Table 1 Morphometric and meristic characters of Priacanthis Sagittarius collected from the Egyptian coast of the Mediterranean Sea

From: Occurrence of the arrow Bulleye Priacanthus sagittarius (Teleostei: Priacanthidae) in the Egyptian coast of the Mediterranean Sea

 Morphometric characters (mm)  
 Total length (TL) 129
 Standard length (SL) (% in TL) 108(83.7)
 Pre-dorsal fin length (% in SL) 32(29.6)
 Post-dorsal fin length (% in SL) 89(82.4)
 Pre-pelvic fin length (% in SL) 33(30.6)
 Pre-Pectoral fin length (% in SL) 40(37)
 Pre-anal fin length (% in SL) 61(56.5)
 Maximum body depth (% in SL) 44(40.7)
 Minimum body depth (% in SL) 9(8.3)
 Eye diameter (% in HL) 18(45)
 Inter-orbital length (% in HL) 10(25)
 Head length (% in SL) 40(37)
 Head depth (% in HL) 37(92.5)
 Distance between orbit and upper lip (% in SL) 8(7.4)
 Distance between upper lip and dorsal fin (% in SL) 33(30.6)
 Length of the longest pectoral fin ray (% in SL) 21(19.4)
 Length of 1st dorsal spine of dorsal fin (% in SL) 11(10.2)
 Length of 2nd dorsal spine of dorsal fin (% in SL) 15(13.9)
 Length of 10th dorsal spine of dorsal fin (% in SL) 22(20.4)
 Length of 1st spine of anal fin (% in SL) 15(13.9)
 Length of 2nd spine of anal fin (% in SL) 19(17.6)
 Length of 3rd spine of anal fin (% in SL) 2(1.9)
Meristic characters  
 Total number of gill rakers on 1st gill arch 22
 Number of dorsal fin spines 10
 Number of dorsal fin rays 13
 Number of anal spines 3
 Number of anal rays 14
 Number of pelvic spines 1
 Number of pelvic rays 5
 Number of pectoral rays 19-18
  1. HL head length, SL standard length