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Table 1 Morphometric characters of Pyramodon lindas from Tuticorin, Gulf of Mannar (current study)

From: First record of Pyramodon lindas (Markle and Olney, 1990) (Ophidiforms: Carapidae) from Indian Seas

Morphometric Characters Measurements (mm) As % HL
Total length 483  
Head length (HL) 85  
Snout length (SNL) 18.1 0.21
Body depth (BD) 48.2 0.57
Pre orbital length(POB) 18.3 0.22
Post orbital length (PSB) 58.6 0.69
Eye diameter (ED) 11.4 0.13
Upper jaw length (UJL) 35.1 0.41
Lower jaw length (LJL) 37.9 0.45
Dorsal fin length (DL) 17.4 0.20
Dorsal fin base length (DBL) 39.8 0.47
Pectoral fin length (PFL) 45.3 0.53
Pectoral fin base length (PBL) 14.1 0.17
Pre Pelvic fin length (PPL) 95.2 1.12
Pelvic fin length (PL) 35.0 0.41
Pelvic fin base length (PLB) 5.7 0.07
Pre dorsal length (PDL) 70.6 0.83
Pre anal length (PAL) 95.3 1.12
Snout to anus length (STA) 98.7 1.16
Anal fin length (AL) 14.2 0.17
Anal fin base length (ABL) 260 3.06