Morphology Data of Cirrhinus rubirostris
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Roberts, T.R., 1997
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
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Cirrhinus rubirostris differs from all other Cirrhinus in having both sexes with well developed rostral tubercles, and rostral tubercles and snout pinkish or rosy red. Rostral barbels absent, maxillary barbels present.

Ease of Identification easy to distinguish from other species.

Meristic characteristics of Cirrhinus rubirostris

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series 37 - 37
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 43
Vertebrae
preanal 22
total 35

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0
Ventral  0
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 10 - 10
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  beneath origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Casal, Christine Marie V.
Modified by Torres, Armi G.
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