Morphology Data of Neonoemacheilus assamensis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Vishwanath, W. and J. Laisram, 2001
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks Males with well developed suborbital flap and breeding tubercles on pectoral fin (Ref. 42975).

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

Dorsal fin with 8 1/2 branched rays; presence of conspicuous pad on tip of snout overhanging mouth; body with 13-17 dark brown transverse bars; pectoral fin reaches midway to base of pelvic, the latter just reaches anus or a little beyond; anus situated nearer to anal fin than to origin of pelvic fin; mouth semicircular, situated a little behind the snout; upper lip thin, moderately hypertrophied, a pad-like structure in the middle; body covered with scales except hear, but more sparsely between pectoral fins; scales minute, oval-shaped with large focus (Ref. 42975).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Neonoemacheilus assamensis

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 80 - 85
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 1
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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