Morphology Data of Barbus euboicus
Identification keys
Main Ref. Kottelat, M. and J. Freyhof, 2007
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors

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

Diagnosed from its congeners in Balkan Peninsula by having the following characters: last simple dorsal ray slender, serrated posteriorly along lower half in individuals less than about 10 cm SL, usually serrated in large ones; pectoral and pelvic triangular; when extended width between tip of first and last branched pelvic rays greater than length of last ray; and posterior margin of dorsal slightly concave; 46-52 + 3-4 scales on lateral line; 10-12 scale rows between lateral and dorsal origin; 7-8 scale rows between lateral and pelvic origin; and lower lip with a short median lobe or a median swollen pad in some individuals smaller than 12 cm SL (Ref. 59043).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Barbus euboicus

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
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb


Dorsal fin(s)

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

Caudal fin

Attributes forked

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  behind origin of D1
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
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