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Table 1 Morphometric measurements in mm and as a percentage of standard length (%SL), counts and weight in grams recorded in the specimen of Naucrates ductor caught off the Syrian coast

From: First record of pilotfish Naucrates ductor (Linnaeus 1758), Carangidae, in the syrian marine waters (Levantine Basin)

Morphometric measurements mm SL%
Total length (TL) 300 114.95 %
Fork length (FL) 267 102.29 %
Standard length (SL) 261 100 %
Body depth (BD) 65 24.90 %
Head length (HL) 61 23.37 %
Eye diameter (ED) 11 4.21 %
Pre-orbital length (Pol) 16 6.13 %
Post-orbital length 34 13 %
Pre-dorsal length (Pdl) 118 45.21 %
Dorsal fin base length (D.B.L) 104 39.85 %
Pre-pectoral length (Ppl) 66 25.29 %
Pectoral length 37 14.18 %
Pre-anal length (Pal) 163 62.45 %
Anal fin base length (A.B.L) 58 22.22 %
Peduncle depth (PD) 15 5.75 %
Caudal peduncle length 45 17.24 %
Counts
 Dorsal fin rays IV + I + 27  
 Anal fin rays II + I + 16  
 Pelvic fin rays I + 5  
 Pectoral fin rays 20  
 Total weight (TW) g 294.29