Morphology Data of Harttia uatumensis
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 light brown blotches over a dark brown surface. Five broad transversal dark bars covering body and caudal peduncle; last bar very dark, surrounding caudal fin insertion and covering part of supracaudal plates. Body and head broad and flat, without keels or elevations. Triangular head with tip of snout slightly prominent and naked. Head plates smooth, without bristles. Large eyes; orbit almost quadrangular; supraoccipital flat. Subpreopercle large, triangular, and partly covered by odontodes. Large mouth, well developed, thick upper lip. Rictal barbels extremely reduced and attached to the lower lip by well developed membrane, not papillated. Incomplete abdominal covering. Lateral plates 29-30, carinate, arranged in 2 confluent series.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Harttia uatumensis

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 forked

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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