Morphology Data of Campylomormyrus tamandua
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Bigorne, R., 1990
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features striking type of mouth
Body shape lateral fusiform / normal
Cross section compressed
Dorsal head profile clearly convex
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout more or less normal
Position of mouth terminal
Type of scales cycloid scales
Diagnosis

Young with dark band across body between anterior end of dorsal and anal which widens in the center and surrounded by a clear zone on each side in the form of a parenthesis; first dorsal and anal ray marked with black; this coloration disappears in individuals > 20 cm; Dorsal origin behind origin of anal fin; body depth 3.9-4.7 x SL; head length 3-5 x SL; head 2.3-3.3x longer than large.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Campylomormyrus tamandua

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 78 - 84
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle 12 - 12
Barbels 0
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes other
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 28 - 31
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 31 - 35

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   11 - 11
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  before origin of D1
Spines     0
Soft-rays   6 - 6
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
Modified by Bailly, Nicolas
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