Morphology Data of Onychostoma leptura
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Kottelat, M., 2001
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

Body golden yellowish with a dark mid-lateral stripe, broader and most conspicuous above pectoral; sometimes a few thinner stripes below mid-lateral stripe; large adults with a transverse row of 4-6 large tubercles on tip of snout; wide mouth, width about 1.5 times in maximum head width; barbels absent in adults; last simple dorsal ray slender, and finely serrated posteriorly in large adults; caudal peduncle 2.0-2.8 times longer than deep (Ref. 43281).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Onychostoma leptura

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 45 - 47
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   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total
Soft-rays total
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  beneath origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
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