postorbital


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post·or·bi·tal

(pōst-ōr'bi-tăl),
Posterior to the orbit.

postorbital

(pōst-ôr′bĭ-tl)
adj.
Situated behind the socket of the eye: a postorbital bone.

postorbital

(pōst-or′bĭ-tăl) [″ + orbita, track]
Behind the orbit of the eye.
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2 Table 2 Measurements of head and pectoral girdle spines of larval swordspine rockfish (Sebastes ensifer) collected in the Southern California Bight during the California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations survey in April 1999 and the Baseline Cowcod Conservation Area (CCA) survey in February 2002, and given as percentages of head length (HL): posterior preopercular ( PP01, PP03, PP04) and anterior preopercular (APOl and AP04), parietal (PA), nuchal (NU), pterotic (PT), posttemporal (PST), postorbital (PSO), and first lower infraorbital (LIOl) spines.
5 cm) that extended laterally along the ventrolateral bony orbit and caudal to the globe, replacing the retro-orbital tissue and filling the infraorbital and postorbital diverticula of the right infraorbital sinus (2 X 1.
Temporal setae 13-16 on each side, postorbital setae 6-8 on each side; 10-15 frontal setae.
2): body pale yellow with scattered dark orange dots, progressively more numerous posteriorly; an irregular orangish brown streak midlater-ally on posterior half of body, breaking into a series of indistinct spots posteriorly; postorbital head pale yellow, except most of opercle and ventral part of head below preopercle and a gray patch dorsopos-terior to eye; snout and lips light gray; iris dark bluish gray; median and pelvic fins pale gray; pectoral fins translucent.
Beginning the second week, CL was measured as the distance from the postorbital margin to the posterior carapace margin using a stereomicroscope at 10x magnification (Olympus Model SZH; Olympus Corp.
Diagnosis: Especie morfologicamente muy parecida a Acanthaegilips levis, con la que comparte la celda radial cerrada, un surco malar poco curvado, la ausencia de surco postorbital y de diente en la parte mas elevada de la placa pronotal.
Dorsum granulated, skin of flank and lower back bearing large flat warts, limbs with some low granules; skin of venter coarsely areolate; discoidal folds absent; dorsolateral and postorbital folds absent; cloacal region with some scattered warts; 3-4 ulnar tubercles present, poorly defined.
In addition, one case was located along a postorbital ridge and another on the rostrum (Fig.
The parietal and postorbital fragments were deeply depressed, compressing the right salt gland and possibly increasing the thickness of its secretion.