Morphology Data of Salmo chilo
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Turan, D., E. Doğan, C. Kaya and M. Kanyılmaz, 2014
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
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

This species can be diagnosed by the combination of the following characters: presence of four dark bands on the flank in males and females; dorsal profile of head strongly convex; snout blunt; conspicuously subterminal; flesh maxilla and lower lip; length of the maxilla in males markedly longer than that in females, not sexually dimorphic; black spots on the body irregularly shaped; 15-17 scale rows between the lateral line and the anal-fin origin; head depth through eye in males 12-13% SL; and maxilla length 9-10 % SL, mean 9 (Ref. 99540).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Salmo chilo

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 108 - 114
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 24 - 26
Scale rows below lateral line 15 - 17
Scales around caudal peduncle
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total 19 - 20
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

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

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

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