Joturus pichardi Poey 1860: 263

Angulo, Arturo, Naranjo-Elizondo, Beatriz, Rojas, Emmanuel & Ley-López, Juan Manuel, 2017, Fishes from the Tirimbina Biological Reserve, La Virgen de Sarapiquí, Heredia, Costa Rica, Check List 13 (5), pp. 683-702: 691

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Joturus pichardi Poey 1860: 263


(18) Joturus pichardi Poey 1860: 263   ; Bobo mullet (En), Bobo (Sp)

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Body elongate, robust, fusiform; mouth ventral (below a tumid, fleshy and projecting snout); fins with strong spines; 2 dorsal fins; second dorsal fin rays 10 or rarely 11; anal fin rays 11; caudal fin forked or lunate; general coloration silvery to grey green or green olive in adults, and silvery white, with dark stripes on dorsal, anal and caudal fins in juveniles; fins usually transparent, pinkish in some adult specimens; maximum body length ca 700 mmSL.