Morphology Data of Schistura pridii
Identification keys
Main Ref. Vidthayanon, C., 2003
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors

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

Body with four black bars on a bright yellow (in life) background, usually forming saddles along dorsal midline, and with a rounded yellow blotch on mid dorsal line in each saddle; body slender, its depth at dorsal fin origin 11-16% SL; no sexual dimorphism; black caudal basal bar absent; pelvic fin origin in front of vertical through dorsal fin origin (Ref. 51709).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Schistura pridii

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales 17 - 18
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb


Dorsal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Spines total
Soft-rays total 10 - 10
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 8 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Soft-rays   9 - 10
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  before origin of D1
Soft-rays   6 - 6
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
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