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Morphology Data of Diapoma uruguayense
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Malabarba, L.R., S.H. Weitzman and T. Litz, 2004
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 short and / or deep
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Distinguished from other species of Cyanocharax by the large number of branched anal-fin rays (31-32 in the syntypes and 28-35, mostly 29-33) and the convex profile of the anal fin (Ref. 54760).

Description: Anal-fin rays iv,32; iv,31. Dorsal-fin rays ii,8. Pelvic-fin rays i,6. Pectoral-fin rays i,10 (Ref. 54760).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Diapoma uruguayense

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales 7 - 7
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 6 - 6
Scale rows below lateral line 5 - 6
Scales around caudal peduncle
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 10 - 10
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 35 - 36

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   11 - 11
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   7 - 7
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
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