Morphology Data of Labeo fulakariensis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Tshibwabwa, S.M., M.L.J. Stiassny and R.C. Schelly, 2006
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 fusiform / normal
Cross section compressed
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Body robust, more-or-less laterally compressed, flanks with longitudinal striping, and a large black spot situated at the base of the caudal peduncle (Ref. 57207). Maxillary barbels well-developed, hidden at the corners of the mouth; rostral barbels small and hidden beneath rostral lobe (Ref. 57207). Dorsal fin concave with 4 unbranched and 10 branched rays (Ref. 57207). Genital opening situated near the anal fin origin (Ref. 57207).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Labeo fulakariensis

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales 38 - 39
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 6 - 6
Scale rows below lateral line 4 - 5
Scales around caudal peduncle 16 - 16
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total 31 - 32

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 Boden, Gert
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