Morphology Data of Bryconamericus arilepis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Román-Valencia, C., J.A. Vanegas-Ríos and R.I. Ruiz-C., 2008
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features
Body shape lateral fusiform / normal
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

This species can be distinguished from its congeners by this set of characters: higher number of lateral line scales 50-54 (vs. 30-50, except B. terrabensis with 47-54); higher count of scales between the lateral line and the dorsal fin origin 9-11 (vs. 4-9) and between the lateral line and pelvic fin origin 8-10 (vs. 2-8); more scales between lateral line and anal fin origin 8-10 (vs. 2-8, except B. terrabensis with 6-9); more predorsal scales 16-18 (vs. 9-16, except B. huilae with 14-19 scales, B. galvisi with 12-17 and B. tolimae with 13-17) (Ref. 83586).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Bryconamericus arilepis

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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