Morphology Data of Discogobio brachyphysallidos
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Zhou, W., X.-F. Pan and M. Kottelat, 2005
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
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Differs from Discogobio yunnanensis, the only other species of the genus in Yuanjiang drainage in China, by scales on breast and belly extending forward at most to midlength of pectoral fin, except sometimes for a few isolated scales in naked area; and a stripe irregular, conspicuous on entire flank (Ref. 55924).

Description: D ii,8; A ii,5; P i+14-16; V i+8 (Ref. 75176).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Discogobio brachyphysallidos

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales 40 - 42
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

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

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

Caudal fin

Attributes forked

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 7 - 7

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   15 - 17
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   9 - 9
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
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