Morphology Data of Dario dario
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Kullander, S.O. and R. Britz, 2002
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 compressed
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

No palatine dentition. Scales in transverse row 8.5. Pre-, post-, and supraorbital stripes present. No anguloarticular lateralis canal. Males with 7 prominent dark vertical bars across sides; females uniform or with indistinct vertical bars (Ref. 46238).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Dario dario

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 23 - 24
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 6 - 10
Vertebrae
preanal
total 24 - 25

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes extending over most of the back length
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 12 - 14
Soft-rays total 6 - 8
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total
Soft-rays total 6 - 7

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   9 - 11
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Torres, Armi G.
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