Morphology Data of Turcinoemacheilus kosswigi
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Kamangar, B.B., A.M. Prokofiev, E. Ghaderi and T.T. Nalbant, 2014
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks Males have thickened cheeks and breeding tubercles distributed on snout, ventral surface of head and body, and at the bases of paired fins, and pectoral fins longer than in females (Ref. 94765).

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features
Body shape lateral elongated
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales scales embedded or partly/completely absent
Diagnosis

Body totally scaleless and with a dark longitudinal band along middle of flanks (Ref. 94765).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Turcinoemacheilus kosswigi

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 37 - 39

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

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

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 7 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   10 - 11
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  before origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   8 - 9
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
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