Morphology Data of Harttia guianensis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Rapp Py-Daniel, L.H. and E.C. Oliveira, 2001
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
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Head and predorsal uniformly dark brown in larger individuals and marbled in young. Caudal fin (?) with two small dark black blotches at tip of upper lobe and only one on tip of lower lobe; point of confluence of the lateral keels at 20-22nd. Dorsal fin with large black spot on its distal end. Other fins spotted except the anal fin. Head depth, 2.3-3.3 times in SL; body depth 1.9-3.2 times in SL. Belly totally naked except for thoracic plates and a group of small irregular plates concentrated on the anus, just posterior to pelvic-fin insertion. Rictal barbels small, attached to lower lip by small membrane. Stomach indistinguishable; intestine very long, about 14 times in SL. Keeled lateral plates, 29-30 (Ref. 40703).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Harttia guianensis

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
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

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

Caudal fin

Attributes

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 Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Bailly, Nicolas
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