Morphology Data of Poropuntius consternans
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Kottelat, M., 2000
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

Distinguished from the other species of the genus by its narrower head, snout and head, hypertrophied lips, very pointed snout and 13 predorsal scales (Ref. 36949). Dorsal fin with 7 branched rays; uniformly dark greenish body in life; caudal fin without noticeable marks (Ref. 43281).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Poropuntius consternans

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 32 - 33
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 6 - 6
Scale rows below lateral line 6 - 6
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 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total
Soft-rays total 8 - 8
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  beneath origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Boden, Gert
Modified by Torres, Armi G.
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