Morphology Data of Bryconamericus ecai
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. da Silva, J.F.P., 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
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth sub-terminal/inferior
Type of scales cycloid scales
Diagnosis

Distinguished from other species of Bryconamericus by the combination of the following characters: body depth 33.1-36.9% SL, mean 34.9; eye diameter 31.1-33.9% HL, mean 32.3; snout length 26.8-32.4% HL, mean 29.6; branched anal-fin rays 15-18; teeth of inner row of premaxilla tricuspid or pentacuspid; teeth compressed distally; and males with bony hooks on pelvic and anal fins (Ref. 54750).

Description: Dorsal-fin rays ii,8. Anal-fin rays iii-iv,15-18. Pectoral-fin rays i,10-12. Pelvic-fin rays i,6-7 (Ref. 54750).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Bryconamericus ecai

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 36 - 38
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 5 - 6
Scale rows below lateral line 4 - 4
Scales around caudal peduncle 14 - 14
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal 16 - 17
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total
Adipose fin present

Caudal fin

Attributes forked

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

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