Morphology Data of Diancistrus beateae
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Schwarzhans, W., P.R. Møller and J.G. Nielsen, 2005
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 elongated
Cross section compressed
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Diagnosis: Vertebrae 11+33-35=44-46, dorsal fin rays 84-91, anal fin rays 65-74; eyes large (2.6-3.5% SL); outer pseudoclasper massive, hook-shaped, very broad in ventral view; inner pseudoclasper stout, fleshy, not extending over anterior rim of outer pseudoclasper; broad scale patch on cheek, large scale patch on operculum continuous above and below opercular spine (Ref. 57884).

Description: Characterized by depth of body at anal fin origin 17.5-23.6 (mean=21.1) % SL (Ref. 90102).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Diancistrus beateae

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 14 - 19
Vertebrae
preanal 11 - 11
total 44 - 46

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 84 - 91
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 65 - 74

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   19 - 21
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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