Morphology Data of Labeobarbus habereri
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. De Weirdt, D., A. Getahun, S. Tshibwabwa and G.G. Teugels, 2007
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs no special organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features none
Body shape lateral fusiform / normal
Cross section compressed
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
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Diagnosis: mouth subinferior; one pair of barbels, as long as eye diameter (Ref. 81639).

Description: medium-sized species, body compressed; lower lip continuous; scales longitudinally striated; scale formula: 4.5/26/4.5/2.5/12; D: III-IV, 9-10; A: III, 5; P: 18; V: 10; lateral line complete; dorsal fin with feeble concave border, last simple ray strong and ossified, not serrated, as long as or longer than head (Ref. 81639).

Coloration: ground color brown, darker dorsally, paler ventrally, with metallic silver reflections on flanks; pectoral and pelvic fins grey (Ref. 81639).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Labeobarbus habereri

Lateral Lines 1 Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 26 - 26
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 4 - 4
Scale rows below lateral line 4.5 - 4.5
Scales around caudal peduncle 12 - 12
Barbels 2
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes no striking attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 11 - 13
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total
Soft-rays total 8 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   18 - 18
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal
Spines     
Soft-rays   10 - 10
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Geelhand, Dimitri
Modified by Geelhand, Dimitri
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