Morphology Data of Gastromyzon ornaticauda
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Tan, H.H. and K.M. Martin-Smith, 1998
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 sub-terminal/inferior
Type of scales
Diagnosis
Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Gastromyzon ornaticauda

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 60 - 64
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 17 - 19
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle 26 - 28
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total 30 - 32

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 7 - 7
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 5 - 5

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  very large , lobe-like
Spines     
Soft-rays   26 - 27
Pelvics Attributes  joint, cup-like
Position    abdominal  before origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   17 - 18
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Casal, Christine Marie V.
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