Morphology Data of Labeobarbus truttiformis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Nagelkerke, L.A.J. and F.A. Sibbing, 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

Rather deep-bodied; head length shorter or equal to body depth; body depth less than 4 times in standard length; ventral fin length less than 1.7 times in head length; eye diameter less than 2.2 times in snout length, less than 2 times in interorbital width; silvery or yellowish.

Ease of Identification likely to be confused with closely related species.

Meristic characteristics of Labeobarbus truttiformis

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 32 - 38
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 5 - 7
Scale rows below lateral line 3 - 3
Scales around caudal peduncle 12 - 12
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 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 12 - 15
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 8 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   17 - 19
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  beneath origin of D1
Spines     0
Soft-rays   10 - 12
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Froese, Rainer
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