Morphology Data of Botia kubotai
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Kottelat, M., 2004
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
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Three black stripes and five black bars leaving four pairs of elongate yellow blotches; as age increases, the bars and stripes widen, the yellow blotches become more slender and rows of small yellow spots are added in the stripes and in the bars (Ref. 50472).

Description: dorsal fin with 4 simple and 9 or 10 branched rays; anal fin with 3 simple and 6 branched rays (Ref. 50472).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Botia kubotai

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 no striking attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   13 - 14
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    abdominal  behind origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   8 - 8
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
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