Morphology Data of Bryconamericus dahli
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Román-Valencia, C., 2000
Appearance refers to Male; Female
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs no special organs
Different appearance males alike females
Different colors males alike females
Remarks males have small spines on anal and pelvic fin rays.

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features none
Body shape lateral fusiform / normal
Cross section oval
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout more or less normal
Position of mouth sub-terminal/inferior
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Body depth 30.2 to 37.26 % of SL; a dark peduncular spot that extends over median rays of the caudal fin; only 3 teeth on the maxilla (Ref. 40518).

Ease of Identification likely to be confused with closely related species.

Meristic characteristics of Bryconamericus dahli

Lateral Lines 1 Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales 36 - 40
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 6 - 7
Scale rows below lateral line 4 - 7
Scales around caudal peduncle
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total 33 - 36

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes no striking attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total
Soft-rays total 10 - 13
Adipose fin present

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total
Soft-rays total 27 - 37

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   10 - 13
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  before origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   7 - 9
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Béarez, Philippe
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