Morphology Data of Clupisoma yunnanense
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. He, J.-C., K.-W. Huang and H. Li, 1995
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
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Distinguished from closely related species Platytropius longianalis by the following characters: gill rakers 14; origin of dorsal fin beyond ventral fin, but not opposite; vomerine tooth and palatine tooth are separate in the shape of the latter, but not joined in the shape of half moon; mouth terminal, not mouth subinferior; maxillary barbels shorter, terminate before origin of anal fin, not behind the middle of anal fin (Ref. 87003).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Clupisoma yunnanense

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 - 14
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

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

Caudal fin

Attributes forked

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
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