Morphology Data of Sinocyclocheilus furcodorsalis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Romero, A. and K.M. Paulson, 2001
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 elongated
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes eyes absent
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth sub-terminal/inferior
Type of scales scales embedded or partly/completely absent
Diagnosis

No externally visible eyes; depigmented (Ref. 44736), scales small with most of them embedded; horn forked on tip; and snout duck-billed (Ref. 86777).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Sinocyclocheilus furcodorsalis

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 40 - 46
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
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
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 10 - 10
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes forked

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 8 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   15 - 16
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    abdominal  beneath origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   8 - 8
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Torres, Armi G.
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