Morphology Data of Laimosemion nicoi
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Thomerson, J.E. and D.C. Taphorn, 1992
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
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Can be distinguished from all other described species of Rivulus in having elongated pectoral fins reaching to base of pelvic fins in both sexes, and in the combination of: dorsal and anal fin extending to or beyond base of caudal fin in both sexes, similar development of the rivulus spot in both sexes, elongated pelvic fins reaching beyond anal-fin origin in both sexes, and low number of scales in lateral series (26-29) (Ref. 26619).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Laimosemion nicoi

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
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
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.
Modified by Torres, Armi G.
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