Morphology Data of Serrasalmus rhombeus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Merckx, A., M. Jégu and G. Mendes Dos Santos, 2000
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 short and / or deep
Cross section flattened
Dorsal head profile clearly concave
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout more or less normal
Position of mouth superior
Type of scales
Diagnosis
Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Serrasalmus rhombeus

Lateral Lines 1 Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales 89 - 101
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle 32 - 34
Barbels 0
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total 10 - 16
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

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

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  before origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Béarez, Philippe
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