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Morphology Data of Scardinius dergle
Identification keys
Main Ref. Kottelat, M. and J. Freyhof, 2007
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features
Body shape lateral
Cross section
Dorsal head profile more or less straight
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales

Distinguished from its congeners in Balkan Peninsula by the combination of the following characters: 40-43 scales along lateral line; anal fin with 10½ branched rays; 10-13 gill rakers; dorsal head profile straight, snout pointing forward, tip at or slightly below level of middle eye; back not humped behind nape; eye not close to dorsal head profile when viewed laterally; articulation of lower jaw below or in front anterior margin of eye; lower head profile with a conspicuous angle at articulation of lower jaw; head length 28-32% SL; body depth 28-38% SL; caudal peduncle depth 10-11% SL; and all fins grey in adults larger than 6 cm SL (Ref. 59043).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Scardinius dergle

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 40 - 43
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total 10 - 13


Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes no striking attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Spines total
Soft-rays total
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  before origin of D1
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
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