Morphology Data of Enteromius bagbwensis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Lévêque, C., 2003
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs no special organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features none
Body shape lateral fusiform / normal
Cross section
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout more or less normal
Position of mouth sub-terminal/inferior
Type of scales cycloid scales
Diagnosis

Diagnosis: last simple dorsal-fin ray ossified and smooth on hind margin; scale formula 4.5/27-28/3.5; 2.5 scales between lateral line and pelvic-fin base; 12 scales around caudal peduncle; 8 branched dorsal fin rays; two pairs of rather long barbels; anterior barbel not reaching to anterior margin of eye/not extending beyond centre of eye; posterior barbel extending beyond hind margin of eye; lateral line complete and slightly depressed below dorsal fin; maximum reported size 96 mm SL; no bands on sides; no black spot on dorsal fin (Ref. 2940, 81282).

Description: medium-sized species; dorsal profile straight, slightly depressed on nape; snout pointed, mouth small and subinferior; D: III,8; A: III,5 (Ref. 2940, 81282).

Coloration: back dark, belly light; bases of scales slightly darker; no spots on sides (Ref. 2940, 81282).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Enteromius bagbwensis

Lateral Lines 1 Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 27 - 28
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 4 - 5
Scale rows below lateral line 3 - 4
Scales around caudal peduncle 12 - 12
Barbels 4
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes first fin ray very elongated
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 11 - 12
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 8 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  behind origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
Modified by Geelhand, Dimitri
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