Morphology Data of Barilius lairokensis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Arunkumar, L. and H.T. Singh, 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 fusiform / normal
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

14-16 dark lateral bands; predorsal scales 21; maxilla just reaching anterior margin of orbit (Ref. 42955).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Barilius lairokensis

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 44 - 44
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 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 2 - 2
Soft-rays total 8 - 8
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 2 - 2
Soft-rays total 11 - 11

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     1
Soft-rays   13 - 13
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     1
Soft-rays   8 - 8
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
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