Morphology Data of Crossostomus fasciatus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Nakamura, I., T. Inada, M. Takeda and H. Hatanaka, 1986
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 eel-like
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Pelvic fins small. Body pale brownish dorsally and much paler ventrally. Ten dark brownish crossbars across head, trunk and tail extending to the dorsal and anal fins (Ref. 27363).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Crossostomus fasciatus

Lateral Lines 1 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 8 - 8
Vertebrae
preanal
total 102 - 102

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 102 - 102
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 75 - 75

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   17 - 17
Pelvics Attributes  other (see diagnosis)
Position    thoracic  before origin of D1
Spines     0
Soft-rays   3 - 3
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
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