Morphology Data of Cranoglanis bouderius
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Zheng, C.-Y., 1990
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 oval
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout more or less normal
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales
Diagnosis

No scale, straight and complete lateral line. Short dorsal fin, the highest ray almost equals the length of the head. Long maxillary barbel reaches to the middle of the pectoral fin. Swimming bladder is heart-shaped, divided into three chambers. Olive colored body, gradually become white starting from the stomach. All fins white gray (Ref. 40536).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Cranoglanis bouderius

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
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   
Ventral  
Spines total 2 - 2
Soft-rays total 6 - 6
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 28 - 29

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     1
Soft-rays   10 - 10
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  behind origin of D1
Spines     1
Soft-rays   11 - 12
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Mao, Dazhi
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