Morphology Data of Bagrus lubosicus
Identification keys
Main Ref. Lönnberg, E., 1924
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
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales

Head smooth above; snout broadly rounded; band of premaxillary teeth 6 times as long as broad, close to and nearly as broad as the crescentic band of vomerine teeth; maxillary barbel 2.25 times head length, reaching beyond pelvic fins; nasal barbel 0.4 times head length; inner mandibulary barbel 0.43 times head length; outer mandibulary barbel 0.86 times head length; occipital processus narrow and short, widely separated from the first interneural bone; longest branched ray of dorsal fin 0.71 times head length; dorsal spine very weak; adipose fin 4 times longer than high, much longer than the base of the dorsal fin; caudal fin deeply forked, both lobes with long filaments; pectoral spine weak with the outer half articulated (Ref. 52141).

Coloration: brown above with irregularly scattered small black dots which are most numerous on the caudal and adipose fin, but are also seen on the back and sides; no dots below lateral line; whitish below (Ref. 52141).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Bagrus lubosicus

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
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb


Dorsal fin(s)

Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 8 - 9
Adipose fin

Caudal fin


Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 11

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Pelvics Attributes  
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Musschoot, Tobias
Modified by Musschoot, Tobias
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