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In early Greek architecture, having a roof that forms a complete covering; said of certain temples, as distinguished from hypaethral.
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8 in SL; bones dorsally on head rugose; occipital lobes not developed as knobs; cleithral spine large, slightly angled dorsally; 3.
15) in head length; cleithral spine large, nearly covered by skin, angling dorsally about 10[degrees], the length 4.
Dorsal fins narrowly separated; origin of first dorsal fin above tip of cleithral spine; predorsal length 2.
based on the presence of pigment on the cleithral symphysis, standard tail pigment, and broad-based, long and curved spinelets (Marancik et al.
niveatus, members of the Mycteroperca genus that lack cleithral symphysis pigment, or a combination of these species (Marancik et al.
lacking pigment at the cleithral symphysis), was also observed (Fig.
Small melanophores are present along the ventral midline of the gut; one melanophore on the isthmus immediately anterior to the cleithral symphysis, usually three (range: 2-4) melanophores between the cleithral symphysis and pelvic-fin base, and usually three (range: 1-4) melanophores between the pelvic-fin base and the anus.
There is an expanded melanophore on the midline of the isthmus, immediately anterior to the cleithral symphysis.
A melanophore lying just anterior to the cleithral symphysis first appeared by 2.
Preanal pigment present initially along lower jaw and ventral side of cleithral region, increasing with development to snout, upper jaw, and isthmus.