Morphology Data of Labeo nasus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Tshibwabwa, S.M., 1997
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

Lips with transverse plicae; snout pointed and very prominent, with a fleshy upwards turned small transverse appendix; eyes very small in superolateral (almost dorsolateral) position; sometimes a darkish spot is found on the squamous caudal fin. Can be distinguished from L. sorex but for the snout length, eye diameter and postocular length (Ref. 12456).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Labeo nasus

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 37 - 39
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 5.5 - 6.5
Scale rows below lateral line 4 - 4
Scales around caudal peduncle 17 - 20
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 10 - 11
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 Sa-a, Pascualita
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